healer

[ hee-ler ]
/ ˈhi lər /

noun

a person or thing that heals.

Origin of healer

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at heal, -er1
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healer


n.

late Old English, "one who heals," especially "savior, Jesus," agent noun from heal (v.). As "a curative medicine" from late 14c.

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