scalpel

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English[edit]

A scalpel
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin scalpellum, from scalprum (knife), from scalpere (to cut). Displaced native Old English lǣċeseax (literally doctor knife).

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Noun[edit]

scalpel (plural scalpels)

  1. A small straight knife with a very sharp blade used for surgery, dissection and craftwork.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French scalpel

Noun[edit]

scalpel n (plural scalpele)

  1. scalpel

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