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thaumaturge

[thaw-muh-turj] /ˈθɔ məˌtɜrdʒ/
noun
1.
a worker of wonders or miracles; magician.
Also, thaumaturgist.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; back formation from thaumaturgic
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thaumaturge

/ˈθɔːməˌtɜːdʒ/
noun
1.
(rare) a performer of miracles; magician
Derived Forms
thaumaturgy, noun
thaumaturgic, adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Medieval Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos miracle-working, from thaumato- + -ourgos working, from ergon work
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Word Origin and History for thaumaturge
n.

1620s (implied in thaumaturgical), from Modern Latin, from Greek thaumatourgos "wonder-working, conjurer," from thauma (genitive thaumatos) "wonder, wonderous thing," literally "a thing to look at" (from root of theater) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)).

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