Dem"i*urge (?), n. [Gr. dhmioyrgo`s a worker for the people, a workman, especially the marker 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.
God, as the Maker of the world.
According to the Gnostics, an agent or one employed by the Supreme Being to create the material universe and man.
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