physiocratic

physiocrat

[fiz-ee-uh-krat]
noun
one of a school of political economists who followed Quesnay in holding that an inherent natural order properly governed society, regarding land as the basis of wealth and taxation, and advocating a laissez-faire economy.

Origin:
1790–1800; < French physiocrate. See physio-, -crat

physiocratic, adjective
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physiocrat (ˈfɪzɪəʊˌkræt)
 
n
a follower of Quesnay's doctrines of government, believing that the inherent natural order governing society was based on land and its natural products as the only true form of wealth
 
[C18: from French physiocrate; see physio-, -crat]
 
physiocracy
 
n
 
physio'cratic
 
adj

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