pl. -·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.