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[grav-id] /ˈgræv ɪd/

1 (def 1).
the technical word for pregnant

“pregnant,” 1590s, from Latin gravidus “loaded; pregnant,” from gravis “burdened, heavy” (see grave (adj.)). Gravidation “pregnancy” is attested from mid-15c.

gravid grav·id (grāv’ĭd)
Carrying eggs or developing young.
gra·vid’i·ty (grə-vĭd’ĭ-tē) or grav’id·ness n.


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