burnisher

[bur-ni-sher]

Origin of burnisher

First recorded in 1400–50, burnisher is from the late Middle English word burnessher. See burnish, -er2
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burnisher

[bûrnə-shər]
n.
  1. An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.
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