[ploo-tuh-krat] /ˈplu təˌkræt/
a member of a .
a member of a plutocracy
“person who rules by his wealth,” 1838, back-formation from plutocracy. Related: Plutocratic (1843); plutocratical (1833).
[ploo-tuh-krat-ik] /ˌplu təˈkræt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by a or .
noun a celestial body which orbits the Sun but is further from it than Neptune; designated by the International Astronomical Union to refer to Pluto and similar space objects Examples A plutoid shares its orbit with other objects and is somewhat spherical. Word Origin 2006
noun a passion or craving for wealth, obsession with money; delusion that one is wealthy Word Origin Greek ploutos ‘wealth’ n. 1650s, “mad pursuit of wealth,” from Greek ploutos “wealth” (see Pluto) + mania. As “imaginary possession of wealth” from 1894. Related: Plutomaniac.
[ploo-ton] /ˈplu tɒn/ noun, Geology. 1. any body of igneous rock that solidified far below the earth’s surface. /ˈpluːtɒn/ noun 1. any mass of igneous rock that has solidified below the surface of the earth pluton (pl’tŏn’) A large body of igneous rock formed when a plume of magma cools and solidifies underground. Although most […]