primipara

noun
pri·​mip·​a·​ra | \ prī-ˈmi-pə-rə How to pronounce primipara (audio) \
plural primiparas or primiparae\ prī-​ˈmi-​pə-​ˌrē How to pronounce primipara (audio) , -​ˌrī \

Definition of primipara

1 : an individual bearing a first offspring
2 : an individual that has borne only one offspring

Other Words from primipara

primiparous \ prī-​ˈmi-​pə-​rəs How to pronounce primipara (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of primipara

circa 1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for primipara

borrowed from Latin prīmipara "having given birth for the first time," from prīmus "first" + -i- -i- + -para, feminine of -parus -parous, prime entry 2

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The first known use of primipara was circa 1833

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“Primipara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primipara. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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primipara

noun
pri·​mip·​a·​ra | \ prī-ˈmip-ə-rə How to pronounce primipara (audio) \
plural primiparas or primiparae\ -​ˌrē How to pronounce primipara (audio) \

Medical Definition of primipara

1 : an individual bearing a first offspring
2 : an individual that has borne only one offspring

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