veterinarian

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin veterinarius (farrier", "cattle doctor", "veterinarian), from veterinum (beast of burden), from vehiterinum, from veho (to bear", "to carry)

NounEdit

veterinarian (plural veterinarians)

  1. A medical doctor who treats non-human animals.

Usage notesEdit

  • In many jurisdictions, the use of the name veterinarian is restricted by law to persons with specific degrees or licenses.

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Last modified on 11 February 2014, at 20:09