Definition of cesarean in English:

cesarean

(also caesarean, caesarian)

Pronunciation /səˈzerēən/ /səˈzɛriən/

adjective

  • Of or effected by cesarean section.

    ‘a cesarean delivery’

noun

  • A cesarean section.

    ‘I had to have a cesarean’
    mass noun ‘two sons both born by cesarean’

Origin

Early 17th century Caesarian from the story that Julius Caesar was delivered by this method.

Pronunciation

cesarean

/səˈzerēən/ /səˈzɛriən/