parturient
Adjective

parturient

  1. In labour, about to give birth, or having recently given birth.
  2. (by extension) About to create a new product, or float a new idea.
  3. Of, related to, or caused by childbirth
  4. (of a substance) Facilitating labour.
Synonyms
  • (relating to childbirth) parturious (obsolete)
Noun

parturient (plural parturients)

  1. One who is in labour, who is about to give birth, or who has recently given birth.
  2. A substance that facilitates labour.



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