veterinarian

[ vet-er-uh-nair-ee-uh n, ve-truh- ]
/ ˌvɛt ər əˈnɛər i ən, ˌvɛ trə- /
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noun

a person who practices veterinary medicine or surgery.

Origin of veterinarian

1640–50; < Latin veterīnāri(us) veterinary + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for veterinarian

veterinarian

/ (ˌvɛtərɪˈnɛərɪən, ˌvɛtrɪ-) /

noun

a person suitably qualified and registered to practise veterinary medicineAlso called: (esp in Britain) veterinary surgeon

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Medicine definitions for veterinarian

veterinarian

[ vĕt′ər-ə-nârē-ən, vĕt′rə- ]

n.

A person who practices veterinary medicine.

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