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EtymologyEdit

From Latin veterīnārius (cattle doctor), from veterīnae (beasts of burden), from either vehō (to convey, draw) or vetus (old).

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veterinarian (plural veterinarians)

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

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

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