- a worker of wonders or miracles; magician.
Origin of thaumaturge
First recorded in 1705–15; back formation from thaumaturgic
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Examples from the Web for thaumaturge
Such a performance fairly earned for him his surname of Thaumaturge, but this prodigious zeal has fallen off greatly.
That sort of spell is so terrible that aside from Dr. Johannès no thaumaturge in France dare try to cure it.L-bas
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Apuleius is a thaumaturge against whom the faithful need to be warned.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
- rare a performer of miracles; magician
C18: from Medieval Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos miracle-working, from thaumato- + -ourgos working, from ergon work
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