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

  • n. A woman who is pregnant for the first time.
  • n. A woman who has given birth to only one child.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman during or after her first pregnancy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who bears a child for the first time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who bears a child for the first time: correlated with nullipara, multipara.

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

  • n. (obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time

Etymologies

Latin prīmipara : prīmus, first; see per1 in Indo-European roots + -para, -para.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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