oligarch

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From Ancient Greek ὀλίγοι (oligoi, few) + ἀρχή (arkhē, rule).

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oligarch (plural oligarchs)

  1. A member of an oligarchy, someone who is part of a small group that runs a country.
  2. A very rich person (especially in Russia).
  3. (cosmogony) A protoplanet formed during oligarchic accretion.

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