enchanter

[ en-chan-ter, -chahn- ]
/ ɛnˈtʃæn tər, -ˈtʃɑn- /

noun

a person who enchants or delights.
a magician; sorcerer.

Nearby words

  1. encephalotomy,
  2. encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis,
  3. enchain,
  4. enchant,
  5. enchanted,
  6. enchanter's nightshade,
  7. enchanting,
  8. enchantment,
  9. enchantress,
  10. enchase

Origin of enchanter

1250–1300; enchant + -er1; replacing Middle English enchantour < Anglo-French; Old French enchanteor < Late Latin incantātor, equivalent to Latin incantā(re) (see incantation) + -tor -tor

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Word Origin and History for enchanter

enchanter

n.

late 13c., agent noun from enchant or from Old French enchanteor.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper