barber surgeon

barber surgeon (plural barber surgeons)

  1. (historical) A medical practitioner of medieval Europe, generally charged with looking after soldiers during or after a battle.
  • French: barbier chirurgien
  • German: Feldscher, Feldscherin, Feldscherer, Feldschererin, Bader
  • Italian: cerusico
  • Portuguese: barbeiro-cirurgião
  • Russian: цирюльник

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