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acupuncturist

[ak-yoo-puhngk-cher-ist] /ˈæk yʊˌpʌŋk tʃər ɪst/
noun
1.
a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices acupuncture.
Origin of acupuncturist
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; acupuncture + -ist
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Word Origin and History for acupuncturist
n.

1843, from acupuncture + -ist.

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