Seton

[ seet-n ]
/ ˈsit n /

noun

Saint Elizabeth Ann (Bayley)Mother Seton, 1774–1821, U.S. educator, social-welfare reformer, and religious leader: first native-born American to be canonized (1975).
Ernest Thompson,1860–1946, English writer and illustrator in the U.S.
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British Dictionary definitions for mother-seton

Seton

/ (ˈsiːtən) /

noun

Ernest Thompson. 1860–1946, US author and illustrator of animal books, born in England
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Medicine definitions for mother-seton

seton

[ sētn ]

n.

Material such as thread, wire, or gauze that is passed through subcutaneous tissues or through a cyst in order to form a sinus or fistula.
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