Definition of accoucheur
: 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: 1727See Words from the same year
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