noun, verb (used with object), cu·ret·ted, cu·ret·ting.
verb (used with object), cu·ret·ted, cu·ret·ting.
Origin of curette
Examples from the Web for curet
By-and-by, the paroxysms are less frequent, in proportion as the curet approaches.The Vicomte de Bragelonne|Alexandre Dumas
Incise and curet the wound and apply one of the wet dressings.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Set at liberty, Curet returned to Paris, where he renewed his relations with the witches.Princes and Poisoners|Frantz Funck-Brentano
verb -rettes, -rets, -retting or -retted
Word Origin for curette
surgical instrument, 1753, from French curette (15c.), from curer "to clear, cleanse" (from Latin curare; see cure (v.)) + -ette.