Pronounced: lat-uh-RISH-uhs, adj
Notes: I didn’t know that there was a word for this
The word gynarchy means “government by women”
The word came into English in the late 1500s
Background / Comments
Our word is a combination of the Greek word gynḗ (woman; female) and the suffix -archy (rule; government). The suffix -archy comes from Middle English and then Latin and then Greek.