Scissors are cutting tools with two sharp blades connected in the middle.(noun)
Sewing shears are an example of scissors.
See scissors in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sisoures < OFr cisoires < LL cisoria, pl. of cisorium, cutting tool < L caedere, to cut: E sp. altered by assoc. with L scissor, one who cuts < scissus, pp. of scindere, to cut
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