medicine men

medicine man

noun
1.
(among North American Indians and some other aboriginal peoples) a person believed to possess magical or supernatural powers; shaman.
2.
a seller of patent medicine, especially before 1900, presenting a medicine show to attract customers.

Origin:
1795–1805

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medicine man
 
n
(among certain peoples, esp North American Indians) a person believed to have supernatural powers of healing; a magician or sorcerer

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