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MIDWIFE (midwives)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does midwife mean? 

MIDWIFE (noun)
  The noun MIDWIFE has 1 sense:

1. a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies

  Familiarity information: MIDWIFE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MIDWIFE (noun)


Sense 1midwife [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

accoucheuse; midwife

Hypernyms ("midwife" is a kind of...):

nurse (one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician))


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