conjurer

or con·ju·ror

[ kon-jer-er, kuhn- for 1, 2; kuh n-joo r-er for 3 ]
/ ˈkɒn dʒər ər, ˈkʌn- for 1, 2; kənˈdʒʊər ər for 3 /

noun

a person who conjures spirits or practices magic; magician.
a person who practices legerdemain; juggler.
a person who solemnly charges or entreats.

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Origin of conjurer

Middle English word dating back to 1300–1350; see origin at conjure, -er1
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Word Origin and History for conjurer

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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