accoucheur

[ ak-oo-shur; French a-koo-shœr ]
/ ˌæk uˈʃɜr; French a kuˈʃœr /

noun, plural ac·cou·cheurs [ak-oo-shurz; French a-koo-shœr] /ˌæk uˈʃɜrz; French a kuˈʃœr/.

a person who assists during childbirth, especially an obstetrician.

Origin of accoucheur

From French, dating back to 1750–60; see origin at accouchement, -eur
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accoucheur

/ French (akuʃœr) /

noun

a male obstetrician or midwife

Word Origin for accoucheur

literally: one who is present at the bedside
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