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medicine man in Alternative medicine topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmedicine manˈmedicine man (also medicine woman) noun [countable]  MAa person in a Native American tribe who is considered to have the ability to cure illness and diseaseshaman, witch-doctor
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medicine manOn the Reservation, being a medicine man meant literally that these days.Forbes is a one-bottle medicine man.He spoke Navajo and once sang with a Navajo medicine man at the bedside of a sick girl.