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chirurgeon

[kahy-rur-juh n] /kaɪˈrɜr dʒən/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a surgeon.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; < Latin chīrūr(gus) (< Greek cheirourgós hand-worker, surgeon; see chiro-, demiurge) + (sur)geon; replacing Middle English cirurgian < Old French cirurgien; see surgeon
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British Dictionary definitions for chirurgeon

chirurgeon

/kaɪˈrɜːdʒən/
noun
1.
an archaic word for surgeon
Derived Forms
chirurgery, noun
Word Origin
C13: from Old French cirurgeon
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Word Origin and History for chirurgeon
n.

1530s, representing a failed Renaissance attempt to restore Greek spelling to the word that had got into English as surgeon; now, thank the gods, archaic. Related: Chirurgery. Cf. French chirurgien.

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