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[ ahr-kuh-meyj ]
/ ˈɑr kəˌmeɪdʒ /


a great magician.

Nearby words

archiepiscopal cross, archiepiscopate, archil, archilochian, archilochus, archimage, archimandrite, archimedean, archimedean solid, archimedes, archimedes' principle

Origin of archimage

First recorded in 1545–55; archi- + mage Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for archimage

  • Fear not for me, nor think that this our age, Blind though it be, hath yet no Archimage.

    The Bon Gaultier Ballads|William Edmonstoune Aytoun
  • So runs the chronicle; and thus Mr. Burne-Jones, the ‘Archimage of the esoteric unreal,’ treats the subject.

    Miscellanies|Oscar Wilde

British Dictionary definitions for archimage


/ (ˈɑːkɪˌmeɪdʒ) /


a great magician or wizard

Word Origin for archimage

C16: from archi- + mage, from Latin magus magician
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