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Definitions for parturient
pɑrˈtʊər i ənt, -ˈtyʊər-par·turi·ent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parturientadjective

    of or relating to or giving birth

    "parturient pangs"; "the parturient uterus"

  2. parturientadjective

    giving birth

    "a parturient heifer"


  1. parturientnoun

    One who is in labour or has recently given birth.

  2. parturientnoun

    A substance that facilitates labour.

  3. parturientadjective

    In labour; having recently given birth.

  4. parturientadjective

    About to create a new product, or float a new idea.

  5. parturientadjective

    Of, related to, or caused by childbirth

  6. parturientadjective

    Facilitating labour.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parturientadjective

    bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful

    Etymology: [L. parturiens, p. pr. of parturire to desire to bring forth, fr. parere, partum, to bring forth. See Parent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parturient

    pär-tū′ri-ent, adj. bringing, or about to bring, forth young: fruitful.—n. Partūri′tion, act of bringing forth.—adj. Partū′ritive. [L. parturiens, -entis, pr.p. of parturīreparĕre, to bring forth.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parturient in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parturient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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