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Meaning of ACCOUCHEMENT

Pronunciation:  akoosh'mâng

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
 

ACCOUCHEMENT is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth
 
 See Also: active birth, alternative birth, alternative birthing, birth, birthing, delivery, giving birth, natural childbirth, obstetrical delivery, parturition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*couche"ment\ (#; 277), n. [F., fr. accoucher to
be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery, OF. acouchier
orig. to lay down, put to bed, go to bed; L. ad + collocare
to lay, put, place. See {Collate}.]
Delivery in childbed

 

 

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