antimonarch

monarch

[mon-erk, -ahrk]
noun
1.
a hereditary sovereign, as a king, queen, or emperor.
2.
a sole and absolute ruler of a state or nation.
3.
a person or thing that holds a dominant position: a monarch of international shipping.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin monarcha < Greek monárchēs sole ruler; see mon-, -arch

antimonarch, adjective, noun
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monarch (ˈmɒnək)
 
n
1.  a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2.  a supremely powerful or pre-eminent person or thing
3.  Also called: milkweed a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae
 
[C15: from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek; see mono-, -arch]
 
monarchal
 
adj
 
monarchial
 
adj
 
mo'narchally
 
adv
 
mo'narchical
 
adj
 
mo'narchic
 
adj
 
mo'narchically
 
adv
 
'monarchism
 
n
 
'monarchist
 
n, —adj
 
monar'chistic
 
adj

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monarch
mid-15c., from L.L. monarcha, from Gk. monarkhes (see monarchy).
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