[mahy-doo] /ˈmaɪ du/
noun, plural Maidus (especially collectively) Maidu for 1.
a member of a tribe of North American Indians of northeastern California.
the Penutian language of the Maidu.
[mahy-doo-goo-ree] /maɪˈdu gʊ ri/ noun 1. a city in NE Nigeria. /ˌmaɪdʊˈɡuːrɪ/ noun 1. a city in NE Nigeria, capital of Bornu State; agricultural trade centre. Pop: 828 000 (2005 est) Also called Yerwa-Maiduguri
noun a fear of childbirth; also written maieuticophobia See maieuticophobia Word Origin Greek maieutic ‘obstetric’
[mey-yoo-tik] /meɪˈyu tɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the method used by Socrates of eliciting knowledge in the mind of a person by interrogation and insistence on close and logical reasoning. /meɪˈjuːtɪk/ adjective 1. (philosophy) of or relating to the Socratic method of eliciting knowledge by a series of questions and answers
noun a fear of childbirth; also written maieusiophobia See maieusiophobia Word Origin Greek maieutic ‘obstetric’