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medicine man

noun

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of medicine man

  1. :  a priestly healer or sorcerer especially among the American Indians :  shaman

1801

First Known Use of medicine man

1801

Rhymes with medicine man

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MEDICINE MAN Defined for Kids

medicine man

noun

Definition of medicine man for Students

  1. :  a person especially among American Indian groups believed to have magic powers to cure illnesses and keep away evil spirits





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