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Parto (“birth; delivery”) + -eira (“-eer”), from Old Portuguese parto, from Latin partus (“birth”), from pariō (“I bring forth, I give birth to, I produce”), from Proto-Indo-European *per- (“to bring forth”).
parteira f (plural parteiras)
- midwife (person who assists women in childbirth)
- feminine form of