Accoucheur definition

ako͝ozhʉr
(medicine) A man who assists women in childbirth; a male midwife; an obstetrician.
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Noun

Singular:
accoucheur
Plural:
accoucheurs

Origin of accoucheur

  • From French accoucheur, from accoucher (“to go to childbed, be delivered”), from Old French culcher (“to lie”), from Latin colloco, from com (“with”) + loco (“to place”). See accouchement.

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  • First attested in 1759.

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