hierocracy etymology

English word hierocracy comes from English -cracy (Rule.), English hiero- (Holy, sacred.)

Detailed word origin of hierocracy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cracy English (eng) Rule.
hiero- English (eng) Holy, sacred.
hierocracy English (eng) Government by ecclesiastics.

Words with the same origin as hierocracy

Descendants of -cracy
Descendants of hiero-
hiermartyr hierocratic hierogamy hierogram hierolatry hierology hieromancy hieromartyr hieroscopy hierourgy