accouchement[ə ko̵̅o̅s̸h′mənt; Fr ȧ ko̵̅o̅s̸h män′]
accouchement definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French ; from accoucher, put to bed, give birth ; from Old French acoucher, lie down ; from Classical Latin ad-, to plush collocare: see couch
accouchement definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French, from accoucher, to assist in childbirth, from Old French : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + coucher, to lay down; see couch.