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medicine man

noun

: 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

First Known Use of MEDICINE MAN

1801
MEDICINE MAN Defined for Kids

medicine man

noun

Definition of MEDICINE MAN for Kids

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

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