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parturient

par·tu·ri·ent

parturient

 
 
pronunciation:
par tu ri nt [or] par tyu ri nt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: giving birth or about to give birth; in labor.
Parturient elk cows seek out an isolated, comfortable place to give birth.
definition 2: on the verge of producing something, such as an idea or solution.
derivation: parturiency (n.)