a person who practices sorcery; wizard
Origin of sorcererextended from Middle English sorcer from Old French sorcier, sorcerer from sorz, lot, chance from Classical Latin sors (gen. sortis), lot, share: see sort
One who practices sorcery; a wizard.
Origin of sorcererMiddle English sorser, sorcerer from Old French sorcier from Vulgar Latin sortiārius from Latin sors sort- lot, fortune ; see ser-2 in Indo-European roots.
Sometimes misspelled sorceror, possibly from erroneous analogy to Latinate words ending in -or