thaumaturgy

[thaw-muh-tur-jee]

noun

the working of wonders or miracles; magic.

Origin of thaumaturgy

From the Greek word thaumatourgía, dating back to 1720–30. See thaumato-, -urgy
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Word Origin and History for thaumaturgy
n.

1727, from Greek thaumatourgia, from thaumatourgos (see thaumaturge).

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