virgo lactans

Latin noun phrase
vir·​go lac·​tans | \ ˈvir-ˌgō-ˈläk-täns How to pronounce virgo lactans (audio) \

Definition of virgo lactans

: nursing virgin used for depictions of the Virgin Mary nursing the infant Jesus

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“Virgo lactans.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virgo%20lactans. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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