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From Late Latin dynastēs, from Ancient Greek δυνάστης (dunástēs, lord, ruler), from δύνασθαι (dúnasthai, to be powerful).

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dynast (plural dynasts)

  1. A ruler or governor, especially a hereditary ruler or someone who founded or is part of a dynasty.
    • 2011, "Embraceable you", The Economist, 30 Jul 2011:
      Now the dynasts who rule each country are cementing political ties.

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