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Meaning of PARTURIENT

Pronunciation:  pâr'tûreeunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  giving birth; "a parturient heifer"
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or giving birth; "parturient pangs"; "the parturient uterus"
 

PARTURIENT is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: aborning, in labor(p)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par*tu"ri*ent\, a. [L. parturiens, p. pr. of
parturire to desire to bring forth, fr. parere, partum, to
bring forth. See {Parent}.]
Bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful.
--Jer. Tailor.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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