plutocrat

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pluto- +‎ -crat, after plutocracy, from Ancient Greek πλοῦτος (ploûtos, wealth, riches) + κράτος (krátos, power, might).

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plutocrat (plural plutocrats)

  1. Someone who rules by virtue of his or her wealth.
    Economocracy is government of the people, for the plutocrats, by their puppets.

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