from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having given birth one or more times.
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- adj. Having given birth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having brought forth offspring; specifically, noting a woman during the child-bearing period who has already had one or more labors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having given birth to one or more viable children
From -parous.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ultimately from Latin pariō ("I give birth"). (Wiktionary)