Definitions for quacksalverˈkwækˌsæl vər
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One falsely claiming to possess medical or other skills, especially one who dispenses potions, ointments, etc. supposedly having curative powers.
Origin: c 1570, from kwakzalver, from quacken
one who boasts of his skill in medicines and salves, or of the efficacy of his prescriptions; a charlatan; a quack; a mountebank
Origin: [D. kwakzalver; cf. kwakzalven to quack or boast of one's salves. See Quack, Salve, n.]
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