accouchement


ac·couche·ment

noun \ˌa-ˌküsh-ˈmäⁿ, ə-ˈküsh-ˌ\

Definition of ACCOUCHEMENT

:  the time or act of giving birth

Examples of ACCOUCHEMENT

  1. <for her second accouchement, she was attended by a more sympathetic doctor>

Origin of ACCOUCHEMENT

French
First Known Use: 1744

ac·couche·ment

noun \ˌa-ˌküsh-ˈmäⁿ, ə-ˈküsh-ˌ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACCOUCHEMENT

: the time or act of giving birth

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