Origin of veterinarianfrom Classical Latin veterinarius (see veterinary) + -an
A veterinarian examines a little dog.
The doctor who you bring your dog to for his shots or when he is sick is an example of a veterinarian.
- In many jurisdictions, the use of the name veterinarian is restricted by law to persons with specific degrees or licenses.
- veterinary surgeon
- vet tech
From Latin veterinarius (“farrier", "cattle doctor", "veterinarian"), from veterinum (“beast of burden"), from vehiterinum, from veho (“to bear", "to carry")
- Being a veterinarian is my lifelong dream.
- I always wanted to be a veterinarian, so I decided to fulfill that dream.
- Alex was competitive by nature, but being a veterinarian had always been his dream.
- Alex is a veterinarian, and Katie lives less than five miles away.
- I'm studying to be a veterinarian, so I'll be going back to college this fall.