Obsolete a surgical instrument for scraping bones
Origin of xysterModern Latin ; from Classical Greek xystēr ; from xyein, to scrape ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kes-, to scrape from source hards
A surgical instrument for scraping bones.
Origin of xysterGreek xūstēr, scraper, from xūein, to scrape.
From Ancient Greek Î¾Ï…ÏƒÏ„Î®Ï (ksustÄ“r, “xustÄ“r"), from Î¾ÏÏ‰ (ksuÅ, “scrape").