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secateurs (n.)

pruning shears, by 1872, earlier as a French word in English, from French sécateur, ultimately from Latin secare "to cut" (from PIE root *sek- "to cut").

updated on March 20, 2022

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Definitions of secateurs from WordNet

secateurs (n.)
small pruning shears with a spring that holds the handles open and a single blade that closes against a flat surface;
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