dynastical


noun, plural dy·nas·ties.

  1. a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group: the Ming dynasty.
  2. the rule of such a sequence.
  3. a series of members of a family who are distinguished for their success, wealth, etc.

noun plural -ties

  1. a sequence of hereditary rulersan Egyptian dynasty
  2. any sequence of powerful leaders of the same familythe Kennedy dynasty
n.

mid-15c. (earlier dynastia, late 14c.), from Middle French dynastie and directly from Late Latin dynastia, from Greek dynasteia “power, lordship, sovereignty,” from dynastes “ruler, chief,” from dynasthai “have power.”

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