- a woman who has borne two or more children, or who is parturient for the second time.
Origin of multipara
1870–75; noun use of feminine of New Latin multiparus multiparous
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Multipara, mul-tip′a-ra, n. a woman who has had two or more children:—opp.
- a woman who has given birth to more than one viable fetus or living childCompare multigravida
C19: New Latin, feminine of multiparus multiparous
- A woman who has given birth two or more times.