"gestation" Definition

  1. n. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments).
  2. n. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy.
  3. n. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise.

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Position in dictionary: 41703 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n.,
Words that start with "gestation": 1
Words that end with "gestation": 3
Words that contain "gestation": 3
Next words in dictionary: gestatory, geste, gestic, gesticulate, gesticulated
Previous words in dictionary: gestant, gest, gesse, gesling, gery

English Dictionary Definition of gestation

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