melanocratic etymology

English word melanocratic comes from English -cratic, English melano- (Melanin.)

Detailed word origin of melanocratic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cratic English (eng) Used to form adjectives, of or befitting -cracy. Used to form adjectives, of or befitting -crat.
melano- English (eng) Melanin.
melanocratic English (eng) (geology, of igneous rock) Dark in color, containing at least 50-60% mafic minerals.

Words with the same origin as melanocratic

Descendants of -cratic
Eurocratic adhocratic androcratic antitechnocratic chromocratic heterocratic hierocratic ideocratic kleptocratic leucocratic leukocratic logocratic nontechnocratic phallocratic physiocratic plutocratic polycratic technocratic technocratically xerocratic
Descendants of melano-
eumelanosome melanoblast melanocyte melanoderma melanofilament melanogen melanoid melanolysosome melanoma melanomacrophage melanophage melanophore melanoprotein melanopsin melanosarcoma melanosis melanosomal melanosome melanotubule melanous melanuria pheomelanosome