abortionist

noun
abor·​tion·​ist | \ ə-ˈbȯr-sh(ə-)nist How to pronounce abortionist (audio) \

Definition of abortionist

: one who induces abortions

First Known Use of abortionist

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abortionist

abortion + -ist entry 1

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The first known use of abortionist was in 1844

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“Abortionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abortionist. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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abortionist

noun
How to pronounce abortionist (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of abortionist

disapproving : a person who performs abortions

abortionist

noun
abor·​tion·​ist | \ -sh(ə-)nəst How to pronounce abortionist (audio) \

Medical Definition of abortionist

: one who induces abortion

abortionist

noun
abor·​tion·​ist | \ ə-ˈbȯr-shə-nist How to pronounce abortionist (audio) \

Legal Definition of abortionist

: one who induces abortions

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