Surgeon Definition

sûrjən
surgeons
noun
surgeons
A doctor who specializes in surgery, as distinguished from a physician.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Surgeon

Noun

Singular:
surgeon
Plural:
surgeons

Origin of Surgeon

  • From Anglo-Norman surgien, sirogen (Old French surgien et al.), from a Vulgar Latin derivative of Latin chÄ«rÅ«rgia (“surgery").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English surgien from Anglo-Norman short for Old French cirurgien from cirurgie surgery surgery

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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