Etymology
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peacemaker (n.)

"one who makes peace," as by reconciling parties that are at variance," early 15c., pesmaker; see peace + maker. To make peace "bring about reconciliation" is from c. 1300. Related: Peacemaking.

updated on March 05, 2020

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Definitions of peacemaker from WordNet
1
peacemaker (n.)
someone who tries to bring peace;
Synonyms: conciliator / make-peace / pacifier / reconciler
2
Peacemaker (n.)
a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War;
Synonyms: Browning machine gun
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.