Definition of parturition
: the action or process of giving birth to offspring : childbirth
Examples of parturition in a Sentence
parturition can sometimes proceed more quickly than anticipated
Recent Examples of parturition from the Web
The modesty costumes worn by the women of Gilead are derived from Western religious iconography — the Wives wear the blue of purity, from the Virgin Mary; the Handmaids wear red, from the blood of parturition, but also from Mary Magdalene.
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Origin and Etymology of parturition
Late Latin parturition-, parturitio, from Latin parturire
First Known Use: 1646See Words from the same year
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