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Parturition   Listen
noun
Parturition  n.  
1.
The act of bringing forth, or being delivered of, young; the act of giving birth; delivery; childbirth.
2.
That which is brought forth; a birth. (Obs.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Parturition" Quotes from Famous Books



... wakeful in my bed, were hours of unadulterated joy. My mother, who was then living with me alone, perhaps had less enjoyment; for, in the absence of my wife, who is my usual helper in these times of parturition, I must spur her up at all seasons to hear me relate and try ...
— The Art of Writing and Other Essays • Robert Louis Stevenson



Words linked to "Parturition" :   hatch, birth, accouchement, travail, confinement, parturiency, reproduction, childbirth, birthing, hatching, labor, calving, giving birth, vaginal birth, farrow



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