Noun Abortment Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abortment

Pronunciation:

/əˈbɔːtə/

Definition:
1.

noun

A person who performs an abortion; = "abortionist". Also figurative. Now rare.
    A woman who undergoes a spontaneous or induced abortion, or who does so repeatedly. Also: a female animal who aborts her young, especially as a result of infectious disease.
      ((n.) Abortion.)


      Origin:
      Mid 19th century. From abort + -er.

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