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thaumaturge

[ thaw-muh-turj ]
/ ˈθɔ məˌtɜrdʒ /
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noun
a worker of wonders or miracles; magician.
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Often thau·ma·tur·gist .

Origin of thaumaturge

First recorded in 1705–15; back formation from thaumaturgic
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British Dictionary definitions for thaumaturge

thaumaturge
/ (ˈθɔːməˌtɜːdʒ) /

noun
rare a performer of miracles; magician

Derived forms of thaumaturge

thaumaturgy, nounthaumaturgic, adjective

Word Origin for thaumaturge

C18: from Medieval Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos miracle-working, from thaumato- + -ourgos working, from ergon work
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