a person, group, or nation that tries to make peace, especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight.

Origin of peacemaker

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at peace, maker
Related formspeace·mak·ing, noun, adjective

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a person who establishes peace, esp between others
Derived Formspeacemaking, noun
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Word Origin and History for peacemaker

early 15c., from peace + maker.

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