[mey-yoo-tik] /meɪˈyu tɪk/
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.
(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’
[mey-ger; French me-gruh] /ˈmeɪ gər; French ˈmɛ grə/ adjective 1. containing neither flesh nor its juices, as food permissible on days of religious abstinence. /ˈmeɪɡə/ adjective (RC Church) 1. not containing flesh, and so permissible as food on days of religious abstinence: maigre food 2. of or designating such a day
[mey-hem] /ˈmeɪ hɛm/ noun 1. . /ˈmeɪhɛm/ noun 1. a variant spelling of mayhem
/mek/ noun 1. (Scot) an old halfpenny Also called meck