Open main menu

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

surgerie (uncountable)

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: surgery

ReferencesEdit