thaumaturgist hau`ma*tur"gist (th[add]`m[.a]*t[^u]r"j[i^]st), n. One who deals in wonders, or believes in them; a wonder worker; a thaumaturge. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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