acupuncturist

[ ak-yoo-puhngk-cher-ist ]
/ ˈæk yʊˌpʌŋk tʃər ɪst /

noun

a person, as a physician, chiropractor, or layperson, who practices acupuncture.

Origin of acupuncturist

First recorded in 1950–55; acupuncture + -ist
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Word Origin and History for acupuncturist

acupuncturist


n.

1843, from acupuncture + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper