Definition of afterburden in English:

afterburden

noun

rare
  • 1figurative historical
    = afterbirth. Also figurative. Now historical and rare.

  • 2A burden that comes later; one that is produced by an event, incident, etc. rare before 19th cent.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Macer's Herbal. From after- + burden.

Pronunciation:

afterburden

/ˈaftəˌbəːdn//ˈɑːftəˌbəːdn/