dynast

[ dahy-nast, -nuh st; British also din-ast ]SEE DEFINITION OF dynast
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He was dynast of the rich valleys and the green slopes, and liege lord of all living things about him.

WORD ORIGIN

"hereditary ruler," 1630s, from Late Latin dynastes, from Greek dynastes (see dynasty).

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