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カテゴリ内のどのENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
English - Etymology
* First attested in 1759.
* From French _accoucheur_, from _accoucher_ (“to go to childbed, be delivered”), from Old French _culcher_ (“to lie”), from Latin _colloco_, from _com_ (“with”) + _loco_ (“to place”). See _accouchement_.
ACCOUCHEUR (_plural_ ACCOUCHEURS)
* (medicine) A man who assists women in childbirth; a male midwife; an obstetrician.
* 1992, Hilary Mantel, _A Place of Greater Safety_, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 163:
Family story: on the day of his birth the ACCOUCHEUR approached his father, the baby wrapped in a cloth.
* (male) midwife, man-midwife, midhusband