parturition

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin parturitio (parturition), from parturire, from parere (to give birth).

NounEdit

parturition (countable and uncountable, plural parturitions)

  1. The act of giving birth; childbirth.
    • (Can we date this quote by James Joyce and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      females emaciated by parturition

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