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  1. a person who practices or favors homeopathy.
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Also ho·me·o·path [hoh-mee-uh-path] /ˈhoʊ mi əˌpæθ/.

Origin of homeopathist

First recorded in 1820–30; homeo- + -path + -ist
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Examples from the Web for homeopath

Historical Examples of homeopath

  • I shouted to Clarence; "telephone the king's homeopath to come!"

    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • I told you I was a homeopath,” expostulated Ethelwynne, “how was I to know that allopaths always swallow their pills whole?

    Beatrice Leigh at College

    Julia Augusta Schwartz

  • Even egg shells are valuable, for aliopath and homeopath alike agree in regarding them as the purest of carbonate of lime.

  • I see she was sufferin' from a rush of curiosity to the head and I cured her by homeopath doses.

    Cy Whittaker's Place

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Still, there wasn't much sickness, and I don't reckon the homeopath ever did winter through.

    Heart's Desire

    Emerson Hough

Word Origin and History for homeopath


1830; back-formation from homeopathy. Related: Homeopathic.

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