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parturient (adj.)

"about to give birth," literally or figuratively, 1590s, from Latin parturientem (nominative parturiens), present participle of parturire "be in labor," literally "desire to bring forth," desiderative of parire "to bring forth, bear, produce, create; bring about, accomplish" (from PIE root *pere- (1) "to produce, bring forth"). Related: Parturiency.

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Definitions of parturient

parturient (adj.)
of or relating to or giving birth;
parturient pangs
the parturient uterus
parturient (adj.)
giving birth;
a parturient heifer
From wordnet.princeton.edu