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Definition of the noun accoucheuse

What does accoucheuse mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accoucheuses

  1. a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of accoucheuse: midwife
    • more generic word: nurse = one skilled in caring for young children or the sick

Alternative definition of the noun accoucheuse


  1. [rare] A midwife.

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Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

An accoucheuse is a woman obstetrician, or sometimes a midwife. ACE Angiotensin converting enzyme. ACE converts an angiotensin to its activated form, angiotensin II, enabling it to function. Angiotensin II constricts blood vessels and ...

Google previewThe imperial encyclopaedic dictionary (1901)

a new and exhaustive work of reference to the English language, defining over 250,000 words, with a full account of their origin, pronunciation and use. Comprising a general encyclopaedia of art, science, invention and discovery; a gazetteer and atlas of the world; a compendious dictionary of universal biography, etc by Robert Hunter

accoucheuse (pron. a-kû-shoçe), e. [Fr.; the fem. form of Accoucheur.] A midwife.

Google previewThe International Encyclopaedic Dictionary ... (1901)

accoucheuse 2. Fig. (satirical): One who assists in bringing a friend's manuscript into the world of letters. “A kind of gratis accoucheur to those who wish to be delivered of rhyme, but do not know how to bring forth.”Byron, English Bards de ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Explained in English (1878)

by Frederic Baraga

accoucheuse, sagefemme ;) pl.-g. Gâtiniwewinzni. A man taking care of sick persons; also, a man, a physician, practisin midwifery; (F. accoucheur pl.fwag. Gawaákwandjigan.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Accoucheuse, ah-koo-sház'. A midwife. Accrementition, ak-re-men-tish'-un. Increase by interstitial development ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

accoucheuse[s], #kööshBU'z [ ] acharnement, Ashark'nemAN & deua, ahd EU' adieusa), ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

by Ph. D Newmark

accoucheuse. Midwife [F] accoudoir. Elbow-rest; ledge of a window or seat [F] aceituna. Olive [Sp] acequia. Ditch [Sp] acer. Sharp; keen ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

accoucheuse [Fr.] Midwife. (ak-oosh-urz) Also masculine accoucheur, (ak-oosh-ur) acharnement [Fr. ] Ferocity. (ash-AH-nuh-mahn) a cheval [Fr.] On both sides. (a shv-AL) Usually applied "o gambling stake placed equally on ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

man, shaman, midwife, accoucheur, accoucheuse, naturopathic doctor, nurse practitioner, nurse's aide, nutritionist, oculist, ophthalmologist, optician, optometrist, orderly, orthopedic surgeon, bonesetter, osteopath, otologist, aurist, paramedic, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1889)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Accoucheuse, п. [Fr. Midwife. Account, п. 1. Reco , register, inventory, score. 2. Bill, charge, registry of debt and credit. 3. Reckoning, com rutation, calcula.tion, enumeration, ta c, count. 4. Description, statement, narration, recital, rehearsal, ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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