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burnisher

[bur-ni-sher] /ˈbɜr nɪ ʃər/
noun
1.
a person who burnishes.
2.
a tool, usually with a smooth, slightly convex head, used for polishing, as in dentistry.
Origin of burnisher
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50, burnisher is from the late Middle English word burnessher. See burnish, -er2
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burnisher bur·nish·er (bûr'nə-shər)
n.
An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.

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