mons veneris

noun

mons ve·​ne·​ris ˈmänz-ˈve-nə-rəs How to pronounce mons veneris (audio)
plural montes veneris ˈmän-ˌtēz- How to pronounce mons veneris (audio)

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, eminence of Venus or of venery

First Known Use

1621, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mons veneris was in 1621

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Cite this Entry

“Mons veneris.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mons%20veneris. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

mons veneris

noun
mons ve·​ne·​ris ˈmänz-ˈven-ə-rəs How to pronounce mons veneris (audio)
plural montes veneris ˌmän-ˌtēz- How to pronounce mons veneris (audio)
: the mons pubis of a female
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