Meaning of demiurge
Pronunciation: (dem'ē-ûrj"), [key]
- Platonism.the artificer of the world.
- (in the Gnostic and certain other systems) a supernatural being imagined as creating or fashioning the world in subordination to the Supreme Being, and sometimes regarded as the originator of evil.
- (in many states of ancient Greece) a public official or magistrate.
- demiurge (Thesaurus)