1. a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of the universe;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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
2. God, as the Maker of the world.
3. According to the Gnostics, an agent or one employed by the
Supreme Being to create the material universe and man.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a subordinate deity, in some philosophies the creator of