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  • n. A person who practices homeopathy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A practitioner of homeopathy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • etc. See homeopath, etc.
  • n. Same as homeopathist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a practitioner of homeopathy

Etymologies

homeo- + -path, related to German Homöopath. (Wiktionary)

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  • They were useful not because they made the patient swallow what were for the most part harmful substances (the harm was little felt, because the harmful substances were given in small quantities), but they were useful, necessary, inevitable (for the same reason that there are and always will be imaginary healers, fortune-tellers, homeopaths, and allopaths), because they satisfied the moral need of the sick girl and the people who loved her.

    - War and Peace, Tolstoy, 2007 translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    April 13, 2011