Rule by the best or most qualified people.
There are bad manners everywhere, but an aristocracy is bad manners organized.
aristocrat (s) (noun), aristocrats (pl)
A member of an aristocracy; strictly, one of a ruling oligarchy; hence, one of a patrician order, a noble; occasionally, one who favors an aristocratic form of government as opposed to a democracy.
aristocratism (s) (noun), aristocratisms (pl)
The principles or practices of aristocrats; haughty exclusiveness.
aristogenesis (s), aristogeneses (pl)
The biological theory that species evolve in anticipation of the needs of that organism in its particuilar environment.
A study involving the biological theory that species evolve in anticipation of the needs of an organism in its environment
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