herb doctor

  1. a person who practices healing by the use of herbs.

Origin of herb doctor

First recorded in 1850–55

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How to use herb doctor in a sentence

  • Ouenwa recognized her as a wise herb-doctor who had been a friend and adviser of Soft Hand.

    Brothers of Peril | Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • The scrutiny accompanying this seemed unwelcome to the diffidence of the herb-doctor.

    The Confidence-Man | Herman Melville
  • The old herb doctor picked up any strange plant that he could find and tried it on any sick man that would let him.

    Creative Chemistry | Edwin E. Slosson
  • He looked me over with suspicion, and said: "No, I am an herb doctor."

  • Already, under the herb-doctor's care, she was greatly improved.

    Brothers of Peril | Theodore Goodridge Roberts