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accouchement


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accouchement  \Ac*couche"ment\  (#;  277),  n.  [F.,  fr  accoucher  to 
  be  delivered  of  a  child,  to  aid  in  delivery,  OF  acouchier 
  orig.  to  lay  down  put  to  bed,  go  to  bed;  L.  ad  +  collocare 
  to  lay,  put  place  See  {Collate}.] 
  Delivery  in  childbed 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accouchement 
  n  :  the  parturition  process  in  human  beings;  having  a  baby;  the 
  process  of  giving  birth  to  a  child  [syn:  {childbirth},  {childbearing}, 
  {vaginal  birth}] 




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