nounpl. -·a·ras or -·a·rae·
a woman who is pregnant for the first time or who has borne just one child
Origin of primiparaClassical Latin from primus, first (see prime) + parere, to bear: see -parous
nounpl. pri·mip·a·ras, or pri·mip·a·rae
- See primigravida.
- A woman who has given birth to only one child.
Origin of primiparaLatin prīmipara one who has given birth for the first time prīmus first ; see per1 in Indo-European roots. -para -para