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sorceress

[sawr-ser-is] /ˈsɔr sər ɪs/
noun
1.
a woman who practices sorcery; witch.
Origin of sorceress
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Anglo-French sorceresse, equivalent to sorcer (see sorcerer) + -esse -ess
Usage note
See -ess.
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sorcerer

/ˈsɔːsərə/
noun
1.
a person who seeks to control and use magic powers; a wizard or magician
Word Origin
C16: from Old French sorcier, from Vulgar Latin sortiārius (unattested) caster of lots, from Latin sors lot
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Word Origin and History for sorceress
n.

late 14c., from Anglo-French sorceresse, from sorcer (see sorcerer).

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