Definition of parturition in English:

parturition

Line breaks: par¦tur|ition
Pronunciation: /ˌpɑːtjʊˈrɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun] formal or • technical

Origin

mid 17th century: from late Latin parturitio(n-), from parturire 'be in labour' (see parturient).

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