surgerie

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French surgerie; a modification of surgie, from Latin chīrurgia. Doublet of surgerie. Almost all forms have been remodelled to incorporate the suffix -erie (a process that happened already before the word was borrowed into Middle English).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsurdʒɛriː(ə)/
  • (rare) IPA(key): /ˈsurdʒiː(ə)/

Noun[edit]

surgerie (uncountable)

  1. surgery (the part of medicine related to performing surgical operations)

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