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accouchement

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Etymology

From French accoucher (to be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery), from Old French acouchier (to lay down, put to bed, go to bed), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ad + collocare (to lay, put, place). See collate

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ä′ksh-mäɴ

Noun

Singular
accouchement

Plural
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  1. Delivery in childbed
    Custom required that the royal family and the whole Court should be present at the accouchement of the Princesses.

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