surgery etymology

English word surgery comes from Modern Greek (1453-) χειρουργός ((medicine) surgeon.), Ancient Greek (to 1453) χειρουργός, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἔργον, Ancient Greek (to 1453) χείρ

Detailed word origin of surgery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
χειρουργός Modern Greek (1453-) (ell) (medicine) surgeon.
χειρουργός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἔργον Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
χείρ Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
Chirurg German (deu) Surgeon (male or of unspecified sex) (doctor who performs surgery).
χειρουργία Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
chirurgus Latin (lat) Surgeon, chirurgeon.
chirurgiam Latin (lat)
cīrurgia Malayalam (mal)
cirurgie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
surgerie Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
surgery English (eng) (British) Any arrangement where people arrive and wait for an interview with certain people, particularly a politician. cf. clinic.. (finance, bankruptcy, slang) A pre-packaged bankruptcy or "quick bankruptcy".. (medicine) A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body.. (topology) The production of a manifold by removing parts of one manifold and [...]

Words with the same origin as surgery

Descendants of χειρουργός
surgeon surgical
Descendants of ἔργον
energetic energy foe