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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: veterinarius 'of animals used for carrying loads', from veterinae 'animals used for carrying loads'

veterinary

adjective
     
Related topics: Hospital
vet‧e‧ri‧na‧ry [only before noun]
MH relating to the medical care and treatment of sick animals:
veterinary medicine

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