Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
  2. (adj, pert) of or relating to or in the manner of Julius Caesar
  3. (adj, pert) relating to abdominal delivery

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Alternate forms of Caesarean

Derivations: caesar, caesarean

Hypernyms: delivery, obstetrical delivery

Origin of the word Caesarean

  1. see caesarian. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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