variants or before vowels colp-
: vagina

Word History


Greek kólpos "lap, bosom, fold in a garment, vagina, womb, bay, valley" (going back to *kwolp-o-, earlier *kwelp-o-) + -o-

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“Colpo-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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