Dictionary.com

chirurgery

[ kahy-rur-juh-ree ]
/ kaɪˈrɜr dʒə ri /
Save This Word!

noun Archaic.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of chirurgery

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

OTHER WORDS FROM chirurgery

chi·rur·gic, chi·rur·gi·cal, adjective

Words nearby chirurgery

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use chirurgery in a sentence

FEEDBACK