wisewoman

noun
wise·​wom·​an | \ ˈwīz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce wisewoman (audio) \

Definition of wisewoman

: a woman versed in charms, conjuring, or fortune-telling

First Known Use of wisewoman

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Wisewoman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wisewoman. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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