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From Middle English helere, the agent noun of heal; analysed as heal +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch heler (healer), German Heiler (healer), Icelandic heilari (healer).

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healer (plural healers)

  1. One who heals, especially through faith.
  2. Anything that heals; a medicine that heals some wound, injury, ailment, or disease.

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