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

Word History


after Venus, Roman goddess of love

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“Mount of Venus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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