sorcerer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sorcerere, from Old French sorcier, ultimately from Latin sors (oracular response), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₁- (to sort, lineup)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɔːsəɹə(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: sôrʹ-sər-ər, IPA(key): /ˈsɔɹ.sɚ.ɚ/
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Noun[edit]

sorcerer (plural sorcerers)

  1. (fantasy, folklore) A magician or wizard, sometimes specifically male.

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes misspelled sorceror, possibly from erroneous analogy to Latinate words ending in -or

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sorcerer

  1. Alternative form of sorcerere