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conjurer

or con·ju·ror

[kon-jer-er, kuhn- for 1, 2; kuh n-joo r-er for 3]
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noun
  1. a person who conjures spirits or practices magic; magician.
  2. a person who practices legerdemain; juggler.
  3. a person who solemnly charges or entreats.

Origin of conjurer

Middle English word dating back to 1300–1350; see origin at conjure, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for conjuror

conjuror

conjurer

noun
  1. a person who practises conjuring, esp for people's entertainment
  2. a person who practises magic; sorcerer
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Word Origin and History for conjuror

conjurer

n.

late 14c., from Anglo-French conjurour, Old French conjureur "conjurer, magician, exorcist," from Latin coniurator, from coniurare (see conjure).

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