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From demon +‎ -o- +‎ -grapher.


demonographer (plural demonographers)

  1. Synonym of demonologist
    • 1884, The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge[1], volume 1:
      Wierus (Johann Wier or Weier, 1515-'88, physician to the duke of Cleves, opponent of belief in sorcery), demonographer, his infernal court, V. 794, 2 c.
    • 1961, Maurice Bouisson, Magic: its history and principal rites, page 180:
      'Wicrus' is the Latinized form of the name of Johann Weier or Wier, a sixteenth-century physician and demonographer.
    • 2003, Lee Palmer Wandel, History Has Many Voices[2], page 19:
      Many of the demonographers Naudé cites, especially Weyer and Bodin, dispute the causes while affirming the Malleus maleficarum's opinion that women are more prone to cooperating with demons than are men.