Meaning of VETERINARY in English


adj. & n.

--adj. of or for diseases and injuries of farm and domestic animals, or their treatment.

--n. (pl. -ies) a veterinary surgeon.

Phrases and idioms:

veterinary surgeon Brit. a person qualified to treat diseased or injured animals.

Etymology: L veterinarius f. veterinae cattle

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.