|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
parturient par·tu·ri·ent (pär-t&oobreve;r'ē-ənt, -ty&oobreve;r'-)
Of or relating to giving birth.
About to bring forth young; being in labor.