Demiurge


Demiurge
Demiurge Dem"i*urge, n. [Gr. dhmioyrgo`s a worker for the people, a workman, especially the maker of the world, the Creator; dh`mios belonging to the people (fr. dh^mos the people) + 'e`rgon a work.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) The chief magistrate in some of the Greek states. [1913 Webster]

2. God, as the Maker of the world. [1913 Webster]

3. According to the Gnostics, an agent or one employed by the Supreme Being to create the material universe and man. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.