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-arch

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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repr. Gr. -arkhos ruling, rel. to arkhḗ (see prec.), as in mónarkhos MONARCH, tétrarkhos TETRARCH. Cf. -ARCHY.

Reference Entry.  18 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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