cirurgien

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French cirurgiien, borrowed itself from Vulgar Latin *chīrurgiānus, from chīrurgia; equivalent to cirurgie +‎ -ien. Doublet of surgien.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sirurˈdʒiɛn/, /siˈrurdʒiən/, /siˈrurdʒin/

Noun[edit]

cirurgien (plural cirurgiens)

  1. A surgeon; one who practices the art of surgery.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chirurgeon (altered after Latin and Greek)

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