Definition of Accoucheuse

1. Noun. A woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies.

Exact synonyms: Midwife
Generic synonyms: Nurse



Definition of Accoucheuse

1. n. A midwife.

Definition of Accoucheuse

1. Noun. (context: rare) A midwife. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Accoucheuse

1. French for a female obstetrician or midwife. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accoucheuse

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accosting
accostings
accostment
accostments
accosts
accouche
accouched
accouchement
accouchement force
accouchements
accouches
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accoucheurs
accoucheuse (current term)
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account
account book
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account executive
account executives
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account managers
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account payable
account receivable

Literary usage of Accoucheuse

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1843)
"... on the foot of which sits the accoucheuse, and the nurse holding the royal infant in her arms. In another part of the chamber, seated on its rich carpet ..."

2. Letters of a Javanese Princess by Kartini (1920)
"She will become either an accoucheuse or a painter, but whichever she does she will do well. In either case she should study in Europe. ..."

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