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veterinarian

[ vet-er-uh-nair-ee-uhn, ve-truh- ]
/ ˌvɛt ər əˈnɛər i ən, ˌvɛ trə- /
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noun
a person who practices veterinary medicine or surgery.
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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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