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Paré

[pa-rey]
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noun
  1. Am·broise [ahn-brwaz] /ɑ̃ˈbrwaz/, 1510–90, French surgeon.
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British Dictionary definitions for paré

Paré

noun
  1. Ambroise (ɑ̃brwaz). 1510–90, French surgeon. He reintroduced ligature of arteries following amputation instead of cauterization
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pare

verb (tr)
  1. to peel or cut (the outer layer) from (something)
  2. to cut the edges from (the nails); trim
  3. to decrease bit by bit
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Derived Formsparer, noun

Word Origin

C13: from Old French parer to adorn, from Latin parāre to make ready
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Word Origin and History for paré

pare

v.

"to trim by cutting close," c.1300, from Old French parer "arrange, prepare; trim, adorn," and directly from Latin parare "make ready, furnish, provide, arrange, order," related to parere "produce, bring forth, give birth to," from PIE root *pere- "produce, procure, bring forward, bring forth," and derived words in diverse senses (cf. Lithuanian pariu "to brood," Greek poris "calf, bull," Old High German farro, German Farre "bullock," Old English fearr "bull," Sanskrit prthukah "child, calf, young of an animal," Czech spratek "brat, urchin, premature calf"). Generalized meaning "to reduce something little by little" is from 1520s. Related: Pared; paring.

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paré in Medicine

Paré

(pä-rā)Ambroise 1517?-1590
  1. French surgeon who made numerous improvements to operating methods, including the ligature of arteries rather than cauterization.
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