is a Latin
word meaning artisan
and referring to a worker who created something. The word is derived from the Latin words opus
("work" or "thing") and facio
The word is also used as the name of the genus Opifex in the mosquito subfamily and in the binomial name of the species Phidippus opifex
In the computer game Anarchy Online, an Opifex is an agile development of Omni-Tek for mining on the fictional planet Rubi-Ka.
Additionally, the German alchemist Cornelius Agrippa used the word in the Third Book of his Occult Philosophy to refer to God.