abortment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abort +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

abortment (plural abortments)

  1. (obsolete) Abortion. [Attested from the early 17th century until the late 19th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “abortment”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 7.