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medicine man

Syllabification: med·i·cine man

Definition of medicine man in English:

noun

(Among North American Indians and some other peoples) a person believed to have magical powers of healing and of seeing into the future; a shaman.
Example sentences
  • The Rastaman is the ancient medicine man, using his power to heal the world.
  • A counselor and a Navajo medicine man conduct the sessions.
  • They sometimes supplement Western-style medical care with home remedies or treatment derived from old beliefs in the curing power of the word of the shaman, or medicine man.
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