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cou•vade



Pronunciation: (kOO-väd'; Fr. kOO-vad'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/couvade.html on line 77 [key]
n.
a practice among some peoples, as the Basques of Spain, in which a man, immediately preceding the birth of his child, takes to his bed in an enactment of the birth experience and subjects himself to various taboos usually associated with pregnancy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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