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Caesarean

or Cae·sar·i·an

[ si-zair-ee-uhn ]
/ sɪˈzɛər i ən /
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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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