Meaning of afterburden in English:

afterburden

noun

  • 1 historical, rare Afterbirth. Also figurative.

  • 2A burden that comes later; one that is produced by an event, incident, etc. rare before 19th century.

Pronunciation

afterburden

/ˈɑːftəˌbəːdn/ /ˈaftəˌbəːdn/

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Macer's Herbal. From after- + burden.