Simple Definition of medicine man
: a person in Native American cultures who is believed to have magic powers that can cure illnesses and keep away evil spirits
Full Definition of medicine man
: a priestly healer or sorcerer especially among the American Indians : shaman
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Definition of medicine man for Students
: a person especially among American Indian groups believed to have magic powers to cure illnesses and keep away evil spirits
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