θεραπευτής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From θεραπεύω (therapeúō, I wait on, attend, serve, cure).

Noun[edit]

θεραπευτής (therapeutḗs) (genitive θεραπευτοῦ) m, first declension

  1. One who waits upon another; attendant.
    1. worshiper (who waits upon a deity)
    2. courtier (who waits upon a ruler)
    3. medical attendant (who waits upon someone who's ill)

References[edit]

  • therapeutic in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911