accoucheur

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accoucheur (plural accoucheurs)

  1. (medicine) A man who assists women in childbirth; a male midwife; an obstetrician.
    • 1992, Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 163:
      Family story: on the day of his birth the accoucheur approached his father, the baby wrapped in a cloth.

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