chirurgery

chirurgery

[kahy-rur-juh-ree]
noun Archaic.

Origin:
1350–1400; chirurg(eon) + -ery; replacing Middle English sirurgerie < Middle French cirurgerie < Latin chīrūrg(ia) (< Greek cheirourgía; see chirurgeon, -ia) + Old French -erie -ery

chirurgic, chirurgical, adjective
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chirurgeon (kaɪˈrɜːdʒən)
 
n
an archaic word for surgeon
 
[C13: from Old French cirurgeon]
 
chi'rurgery
 
n

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