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parturient

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adjective par·tu·ri·ent \pär-ˈtu̇r-ē-ənt, -ˈtyu̇r-\

Definition of parturient

  1. 1 :  bringing forth or about to bring forth young

  2. 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


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parturient

noun par·tu·ri·ent

Definition of parturient

  1. :  a parturient individual



1947

First Known Use of parturient

1947


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