necromancer

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Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekros, dead) + -mancer. The first element is often re-interpreted in folk etymology as Latin niger (black), leading to variants like nigromancer and an association with "black" magic.

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necromancer (plural necromancers)

  1. A person who practices necromancy.

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