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

  • intransitive v. To conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To conceive after a prior conception, but before the birth of the offspring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To conceive after a prior conception, but before the birth of the offspring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To conceive after a prior conception.
  • n. See superfetate, superfetation.

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

  • v. conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus

Etymologies

Latin superfētāre, superfētāt- : super-, super- + fētāre, to breed (from fētus, offspring; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin superfetare; super above, over + fetare to bring forth. (Wiktionary)

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