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Definition of -path in English


Pronunciation: /paθ/

combining form

  • 1denoting a practitioner of curative treatment:homeopath
  • 2denoting a person who suffers from a disease:psychopath


back-formation from -pathy, or from Greek -pathēs '-sufferer'

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