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

  • n. The techniques and practice of a midwife.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The practice and science of being a midwife.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art or practice of assisting women in childbirth; obstetrics.
  • n. Assistance at childbirth; help or coöperation in production.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of obstetrics; the practice of assisting women in childbirth.
  • n. Assistance at childbirth or in production.

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

  • n. the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
  • n. assisting women at childbirth


From midwife +‎ -ery. (Wiktionary)



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