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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Archaic A surgeon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A doctor or surgeon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A surgeon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A surgeon.


Middle English cirurgien, from Old French, from Latin chīrurgia, surgery; see surgery.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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