noun, plural rongeurs
[rohn-zhurz; French rawn-zhœr] /roʊnˈʒɜrz; French rɔ̃ˈʒœr/ (Show IPA). Surgery.
a strongly constructed instrument with a sharp-edged, scoop-shaped tip, used for gouging out bone.

rongeur ron·geur (rôn-zhɶr’, rôɴ-)
A heavy-duty forceps for removing small pieces of bone.


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