A veterinary physician, colloquially called a vet, shortened from veterinarian (
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noun vet·er·i·nar·i·an \ˌve-tə-rə-ˈner-ē-ən, ˌve-trə-, ˌve-tə-ˈner-\. Simple
Definition of veterinarian. : a person who is trained to give medical care and
Veterinarian definition, a person who practices veterinary medicine or surgery.
1780-90; < Latin veterīnārius, equivalent to veterīn (ae) beasts of burden (noun
use of feminine plural of veterīnus pertaining to such beasts, equivalent to veter-,
to examine or treat in one's capacity as a veterinarian or as a doctor. 3. to
appraise, verify, or check for accuracy, authenticity, validity, etc.: An expert vetted
A veterinarian is a doctor for animals. When it's time for your dog to get his shots,
you take him to the veterinarian.
vet·er·i·nar·i·an n. A person who practices veterinary medicine. American
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vet·er·i·nar·y adj. Of or relating to veterinary medicine; concerned or connected
with the medical or surgical treatment of animals, especially domestic animals.
veterinarian. Play vet·er·i·nar·i·an. Use veterinarian in a sentence. LINK / CITE
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Definition of veterinarian in English: veterinarian. noun. North American term for
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