Mount of Venus

Definition of Mount of Venus

: a mount constituted by the large development of the hand at the base of the thumb that when well developed is held by palmists to indicate affection, sympathy, sexual attraction, and love of beauty, color, and melody

called also Mount of Melody

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History and Etymology for Mount of Venus

after Venus, Roman goddess of love

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“Mount of Venus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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