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1veterinary

adjective vet·er·i·nary \ˈve-tə-rə-ˌner-ē, ˈve-trə-, ˈve-tə-ˌner-\

: relating to the medical care and treatment of animals

Full Definition of VETERINARY

:  of, relating to, practicing, or being the science and art of prevention, cure, or alleviation of disease and injury in animals and especially domestic animals
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Origin of VETERINARY

Latin veterinarius of beasts of burden, from veterinae beasts of burden, from feminine plural of veterinus of beasts of burden; akin to Latin veter-, vetus old
First Known Use: 1790

2veterinary

noun
plural veterinar·ies

Definition of VETERINARY

First Known Use of VETERINARY

1861
VETERINARY Defined for Kids

1veterinary

adjective vet·er·i·nary \ˈve-tə-rə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of VETERINARY for Kids

:  of, relating to, specializing in, or being the medical care of animals <a veterinary surgeon>

2veterinary

noun
plural vet·er·i·nar·ies

Definition of VETERINARY for Kids

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