[ grav-i-duh ]
/ ˈgræv ɪ də /
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noun, plural grav·i·das, grav·i·dae [grav-i-dee]. /ˈgræv ɪˌdi/. Obstetrics.
a woman's status regarding pregnancy; usually followed by a roman numeral designating the number of times the woman has been pregnant.
a pregnant woman.
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Origin of gravida
1925–30; <New Latin, Latin: feminine of gravidus pregnant, laden; see gravid
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How to use gravida in a sentence
Quod bonis bene fit beneficium, gratia ea gravida est bonis.Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi|Plautus Titus Maccius
The situation of Luce is expressed after her name in the old copy by the word gravida, and there seems no reason for omitting it.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)|W. Carew Hazlitt
Medical definitions for gravida
[ grăv′ĭ-də ]
n. pl. grav•i•das
A pregnant woman.
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