Seton meaning

(medicine, agriculture) A few silk threads or horsehairs, or a strip of linen or the like, introduced beneath the skin by a knife or needle, so as to form an issue; also, the issue so formed.
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(born Elizabeth Ann Bayley) (1774-1821); Am. Rom. Catholic leader: 1st native-born Am. saint: her day is Jan. 4
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(born Ernest Seton Thompson) 1860-1946; U.S. naturalist, writer, & illustrator, born in England.
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Origin of seton

  • From French séton
    From Wiktionary