/ French (akuʃøz) /
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a female obstetrician or midwife
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Word Origin for accoucheuse
literally: one who is present at the bedside
Words nearby accoucheuse
accordion pleats, accost, accosted, accouchement, accoucheur, accoucheuse, account, accountability, accountable, accountancy, accountant
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How to use accoucheuse in a sentence
Siebold was an accoucheuse who had attended at the births of both the children.The Public Life of Queen Victoria|John McGilchrist
The barber woman, on the other hand, is the accoucheuse and midwife of the village matrons.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
If all our plans should suffer ship-wreck, then Roekmini will fit herself to be an accoucheuse.
She will become either an accoucheuse or a painter, but whichever she does she will do well.