thaumaturgy

thaumaturgy

[thaw-muh-tur-jee]
noun
the working of wonders or miracles; magic.

Origin:
1720–30; < Greek thaumatourgía. See thaumato-, -urgy

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thaumaturge (ˈθɔːməˌtɜːdʒ)
 
n
rare a performer of miracles; magician
 
[C18: from Medieval Latin thaumaturgus, from Greek thaumatourgos miracle-working, from thaumato- + -ourgos working, from ergon work]
 
'thaumaturgy
 
n
 
thauma'turgic
 
adj

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Main Entry:  thaumaturgy
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the performing of miracles or magic
Etymology:  Greek 'wonder-working'
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