[ muhl-tip-er-uh s ]
/ mʌlˈtɪp ər əs /
of or relating to a multipara.
producing more than one at a birth.
Botany. (of a cyme) having many lateral axes.
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Origin of multiparous
OTHER WORDS FROM multiparousmul·ti·par·i·ty [muhl-ti-par-i-tee] /ˌmʌl tɪˈpær ɪ ti/, noun
Words nearby multiparous
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British Dictionary definitions for multi-parity
/ (mʌlˈtɪpərəs) /
(of certain species of mammal) producing many offspring at one birth
of, relating to, or designating a multipara
Derived forms of multiparousmultiparity (ˌmʌltɪˈpærɪtɪ), noun
Word Origin for multiparous
C17: from New Latin multiparus
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Medical definitions for multi-parity
[ mŭl-tĭp′ər-əs ]
Relating to a multipara.
Giving birth to more than one offspring at a time.
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