Meaning of RONGEUR in English

RONGEUR

/rohn zherr"/ ; Fr. /rddawonn zhuerdd"/ , n. , pl. rongeurs /-zherrz"/ ; Fr. /-zhuerdd"/ . Surg.

a strongly constructed instrument with a sharp-edged, scoop-shaped tip, used for gouging out bone.

[ 1880-85; ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .