from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who has had two or more previous pregnancies.
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- n. A pregnant woman who has had at least two previous pregnancies
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who has been pregnant two or more times.
New Latin : multi-, multi- + gravida, feminine of gravidus, pregnant; see gravid.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The cervix of a multigravida typically effaces and dilates at the same time.