Etymology
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herbalist (n.)

"student of, or dealer in, herbs," 1590s, from herbal + -ist. Earlier such a person might have been called herber (early 13c. as a surname), herbarian (1570s), herbarist, herb-man, herbary (1540s). Fem. formation herb-wife is attested from 1580s.

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Definitions of herbalist

herbalist (n.)
a therapist who heals by the use of herbs;
Synonyms: herb doctor
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