parturient


1par·tu·ri·ent

adjective \pär-ˈtr-ē-ənt, -ˈtyr-\

Definition of PARTURIENT

1
:  bringing forth or about to bring forth young
2
:  of or relating to parturition

Origin of PARTURIENT

Latin parturient-, parturiens, present participle of parturire to be in labor, from parere to give birth to — more at pare
First Known Use: 1592

Rhymes with PARTURIENT

2parturient

noun

Definition of PARTURIENT

:  a parturient individual

First Known Use of PARTURIENT

1947

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