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aristocrat (n.)

"one having high rank in a community," also "advocate of aristocratic government," 1789, from French aristocrate, a word of the Revolution, a back-formation from aristocratie (see aristocracy).

updated on February 08, 2017

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Definitions of aristocrat from WordNet

aristocrat (n.)
a member of the aristocracy;
Synonyms: blue blood / patrician
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