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surgeon

[ sur-juhn ]
/ ˈsɜr dʒən /
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noun
a physician who specializes in surgery.
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Origin of surgeon

1250–1300; Middle English surgien<Anglo-French, alteration of Old French cirurgienchirurgeon
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British Dictionary definitions for surgeon

surgeon
/ (ˈsɜːdʒən) /

noun
a medical practioner who specializes in surgery
a medical officer in the Royal Navy

Word Origin for surgeon

C14: from Anglo-Norman surgien, from Old French cirurgien; see surgery
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