Caesarean

or Cae·sar·i·an

[ si-zair-ee-uhn ]
/ sɪˈzɛər i ən /

adjective

pertaining to Caesar or the Caesars: a Caesarean conquest.

noun

(sometimes lowercase) Cesarean.

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Origin of Caesarean

1520–30; <Latin Caesare(us) of Caesar + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Caesarean

post-Cae·sar·e·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Caesarean

Caesarean

Caesarian US Cesarean or Cesarian (sɪˈzɛərɪən)


adjective

of or relating to any of the Caesars, esp Julius Caesar

noun

(sometimes not capital) surgery
  1. short for Caesarean section
  2. (as modifier)Caesarean birth; Caesarean operation
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Medical definitions for Caesarean

caesarean

n.

Variant ofcesarean
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