accoucheuse

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Noun[change]

Singular
accoucheuse

Plural
accoucheuses

An accoucheuse helping a woman give birth
  1. (countable) An accoucheuse is a person, usually a woman, who has been trained to help women during childbirth.
    A hundred years ago, an accoucheuse would bring the baby into the world, because the hospitals were too far away.

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