One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Medicine and Surgery. An instrument or device used for exploration of a part of the body; specifically a trochar or cannula. Compare "explorer". Now historical and rare.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From (i) Anglo-Norman exploratour, Middle French explorateur (French explorateur) scout, spy, person who searches diligently for something.
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