Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who performs abortions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who performs an illegal abortion in a non-medical setting (a back street, a hotel room, etc).
  • n. An abortion provider; one who performs a legal abortion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who performs or procures abortion; among medical personnel, also called an abortion provider.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who produces or aims to produce a criminal abortion; especially, one who makes a practice of so doing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies

Etymologies

abortion +‎ -ist. First attested in 1872. (Wiktionary)

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