Associations to the word «Midwife»


MIDWIFE, noun. A person, usually a woman, who is trained to assist women in childbirth, but who is not a physician.
MIDWIFE, noun. (rare) (figuratively) Someone who assists in bringing about some result or project.
MIDWIFE, verb. (transitive) To act as a midwife
MIDWIFE, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) to facilitate the emergence of
MIDWIFE TOAD, noun. Any species of the genus Alytes, the males of which carry fertilised eggs on their backs.
MIDWIFE TOADS, noun. Plural of midwife toad

Dictionary definition

MIDWIFE, noun. A woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies.

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