ochlocracy etymology

English word ochlocracy comes from Ancient Greek κράτος, Ancient Greek ὄχλος, and later Middle French ochlocratie (Ochlocracy.)

Detailed word origin of ochlocracy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
κράτος Ancient Greek (grc)
ὄχλος Ancient Greek (grc)
-κρατία Ancient Greek (grc)
ὀχλοκρατία Ancient Greek (grc)
ochlocratie Middle French (frm) Ochlocracy.
ochlocracy English (eng) Mob rule; government by the masses; mobocracy. [from 1475–1485.].

Words with the same origin as ochlocracy

Descendants of κράτος
-cracy -crat Eurocrat Islamocracy aristo aristocrat autocrat bureaucrat businesscrat cracky crataegus demarchy demo- democracy democrat demogenetics demolinguistics educrat meritocrat ochlocrat ochlocratical ochlocratically physiocrat plutocrat thalassocrat