chirurgeon

[ kahy-rur-juh n ]
/ kaɪˈrɜr dʒən /

noun Archaic.

a surgeon.

Origin of chirurgeon

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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chirurgeon

/ (kaɪˈrɜːdʒən) /

noun

an archaic word for surgeon

Derived Forms

chirurgery, noun

Word Origin for chirurgeon

C13: from Old French cirurgeon
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