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Definitions for accouchement
əˈkuʃ mənt, ˌæk uʃˈmɑ̃ac·couche·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. childbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birthnoun

    the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child


  1. accouchementnoun

    Delivery in childbed; parturition

    Custom required that the royal family and the whole Court should be present at the accouchement of the Princesses.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1803.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accouchementnoun

    delivery in childbed

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accouchement

    ak-kōōsh′mong, n. delivery in childbed. [Fr. accoucher. See Couch.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accouchement in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accouchement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
    • A. sousing
    • B. callathump
    • C. meerschaum
    • D. couvade

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