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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: naturopathy (20-21 centuries), from nature + -pathy 'system of medicine' (from Greek -patheia)

naturopath

noun
     
na‧tur‧o‧path [countable]
someone who tries to cure illness using natural things such as plants, rather than drugs
naturopathy noun [uncountable]
naturopathic adjective

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