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shaman

noun

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someone who is believed in some cultures to be able to use magic to cure people who are sick, to control future events, etc.
  • went to the shaman for a remedy

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The first known use of shaman was in 1698

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“Shaman.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shaman. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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