parturifacient love

Definitions

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

  • adj. Inducing or facilitating childbirth.
  • n. A drug facilitating childbirth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A medicine tending to cause parturition, or to give relief in childbirth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A medicine tending to cause parturition, or to give relief in childbearing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A medicine, as ergot, which excites uterine action, or facilitates parturition; an oxytocic.

Etymologies

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

Latin parturīre, to be in labor; see parturient + -facient.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin parturire to desire to bring forth + facere to make.

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