- a person who practices or favors allopathy.
Also al·lop·a·thist [uh-lop-uh-thist] /əˈlɒp ə θɪst/.
Origin of allopath
1820–30; < German, back formation from Allopathie allopathy
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Examples from the Web for allopath
He had been at first treated by an allopath, then, afterwards, by a homœopath.
For instance, are you allopath, or a homœopath, or some hitherto untrodden path?Over the Plum Pudding
John Kendrick Bangs
She had tried several physicians, among them an allopath, who gave hypodermic injections of morphia, without relief.
To the allopath this is a "curious effect" merely, and serves to condemn the drug.
- a person who practises or is skilled in allopathy
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Word Origin and History for allopath
1830, back-formation from allopathy.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper