dynasty NOUN (pl. dynasties) 1) a line of hereditary rulers. 2) a succession of powerful or prominent people from the same family.
DERIVATIVES dynastic adjective dynastically adverb.
ORIGIN Greek dunasteia 'lordship' , from dunasthai 'be able' .

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