Synonyms and related words:
abecedarian, aboriginal, antenatal, anticipating, autochthonous, beginning, big, big with child, big-laden, breeding, budding, carrying, carrying a fetus, creative, elemental, elementary, embryonic, expectant, expecting, fetal, formative, foundational, fundamental, gestating, gestatory, gone, gravid, great, heavy, heavy with child, in embryo, in its infancy, in the bud, inaugural, inceptive, inchoate, inchoative, incipient, incunabular, infant, infantile, initial, initiative, initiatory, introductory, inventive, knocked up, nascent, natal, original, postnatal, preggers, pregnant, prenatal, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, primogenial, procreative, rudimental, rudimentary, superfetate, superimpregnated, teeming, ur, with child

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • parturient — index fertile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • parturient — (adj.) about to give birth, 1590s, from L. parturientem (nom. parturiens), prp. of parturire be in labor, desiderative of parere to bear (see PARENT (Cf. parent) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • parturient — ► ADJECTIVE technical ▪ about to give birth; in labour …   English terms dictionary

  • parturient — [pär toor′ē ənt, pärtyoor′ē ənt] adj. [L parturiens, prp. of parturire, to be in labor < parere, to bring forth: see PAROUS] 1. giving birth or about to give birth to young 2. of childbirth, or parturition 3. on the point of coming forth with… …   English World dictionary

  • parturient — Relating to or in the process of childbirth. [L. parturio, to be in labor] * * * par·tu·ri·ent pär t(y)u̇r ē ənt adj 1) bringing forth or about to bring forth young 2) of or relating to parturition <parturient pangs> 3) typical of… …   Medical dictionary

  • parturient — I. adjective Etymology: Latin parturient , parturiens, present participle of parturire to be in labor, from parere to give birth to more at pare Date: 1592 1. bringing forth or about to bring forth young 2. of or relating to parturition II. noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parturient — parturiency, n. /pahr toor ee euhnt, tyoor /, adj. 1. bearing or about to bear young; travailing. 2. pertaining to parturition. 3. bringing forth or about to produce something, as an idea. [1585 95; < L parturient (s. of parturiens) being in… …   Universalium

  • parturient — [pα: tjʊərɪənt] adjective technical about to give birth; in labour. Origin C16: from L. parturient , parturire to be in labour , inceptive of parere bring forth …   English new terms dictionary

  • parturient — par•tu•ri•ent [[t]pɑrˈtʊər i ənt, ˈtyʊər [/t]] adj. 1) med bearing or about to bear young 2) med pertaining to parturition 3) bringing forth or about to produce something, as an idea • Etymology: 1585–95; < L parturient , s. of parturiēns, prp …   From formal English to slang

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