Chirurgeon



[kahy-rur-juh n] /kaɪˈrɜr dʒən/

noun, Archaic.
1.
a surgeon.
/kaɪˈrɜːdʒən/
noun
1.
an archaic word for surgeon
n.

1530s, representing a failed Renaissance attempt to restore Greek spelling to the word that had got into English as surgeon; now, thank the gods, archaic. Related: Chirurgery. Cf. French chirurgien.

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