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archimage

[ ahr-kuh-meyj ]
/ ˈɑr kəˌmeɪdʒ /
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noun
a great magician.
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Origin of archimage

First recorded in 1545–55; archi- + mage
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How to use archimage in a sentence

  • So runs the chronicle; and thus Mr. Burne-Jones, the ‘Archimage of the esoteric unreal,’ treats the subject.

    Miscellanies|Oscar Wilde
  • The learned Marsilio Ficino translated Plotinus, that great archimage of platonic mysticism.

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for archimage

archimage
/ (ˈɑːkɪˌmeɪdʒ) /

noun
a great magician or wizard

Word Origin for archimage

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