homeopath

noun
ho·​meo·​path | \ ˈhō-mē-ə-ˌpath How to pronounce homeopath (audio) \
plural homeopaths

Definition of homeopath

: a practitioner of homeopathy or homeopathic medicine Homeopaths prescribe minute amounts of natural substances—from common herbs to crushed bee to iron phosphate—that in large amounts would produce symptoms similar to those the patient is experiencing.— Bonnie Henderson

First Known Use of homeopath

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for homeopath

borrowed from German Homöopath, probably by back-formation from Homöopathie homeopathy

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23 Aug 2022

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“Homeopath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homeopath. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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homeopath

noun
ho·​meo·​path
variants: or British homoeopath \ ˈhō-​mē-​ə-​ˌpath How to pronounce homeopath (audio) \

Medical Definition of homeopath

: a practitioner of homeopathy or homeopathic medicine

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