masseur

[ muh-sur; French ma-sœr ]
/ məˈsɜr; French maˈsœr /

noun, plural mas·seurs [muh-surz; French ma-sœr]. /məˈsɜrz; French maˈsœr/.

a man who provides massage as a profession or occupation.

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Origin of masseur

From French, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at massage, -eur

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH masseur

masseur , masseuse
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British Dictionary definitions for masseur

masseur
/ (mæˈsɜː) /

noun

a man who gives massages, esp as a profession

Word Origin for masseur

C19: from French masser to massage
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