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Meaning of SUPERFETATE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus
 

SUPERFETATE is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: conceive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su`per*fe"tate\, v. i. [L. superfetare; super
above, over + fetare to bring forth.]
To conceive after a prior conception, but before the birth of
the offspring.

      The female . . . is said to superfetate. --Grew.

 

 

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