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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of producing or bringing forth children; parturition.
  • Bearing or producing children.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of producing or bringing forth children; parturition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The process of giving birth; pregnancy and parturition
  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or suitable for childbirth

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

  • adjective relating to or suitable for childbirth
  • noun the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child

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