trépan

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trepanum (a drill), borrowed from Ancient Greek τρύπανον (trúpanon, an auger, a drill).

Noun[edit]

trépan m (plural trépans)

  1. drill
  2. (surgery) trepan, trephine

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