accouchement

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Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1803. Borrowing from French accoucher(to be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery), from Old French acouchier(to lay down, put to bed, go to bed), from Latin ad + collocare(to lay, put, place). See collate.

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Noun[edit]

accouchement ‎(plural accouchements)

  1. Delivery in childbed; parturition
    Custom required that the royal family and the whole Court should be present at the accouchement of the Princesses.

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French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

accoucher +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

accouchement m ‎(plural accouchements)

  1. delivery (act of giving birth)

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