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EtymologyEdit

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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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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EtymologyEdit

accoucher +‎ -ment

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accouchement m ‎(plural accouchements)

  1. delivery (act of giving birth)

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