accoucheur

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noun ac·cou·cheur \ˌa-ˌkü-ˈshər\

Definition of accoucheur

  1. :  one that assists at a birth; especially :  obstetrician

Origin and Etymology of accoucheur

borrowed from French, from accoucher “to give birth, aid (a woman) who is giving birth” (going back to Old French acouchier “to take to bed in order to give birth”) + -eur, agent suffix (going back to Old French -eor 1-or) — more at accouchement


First Known Use: 1727


Medical Dictionary

accoucheur

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noun ac·cou·cheur \ˌa-ˌkü-ˈshər\

Medical Definition of accoucheur

  1. :  one that assists at a birth; especially :  obstetrician



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