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mons

[monz] /mɒnz/
noun, plural montes
[mon-teez] /ˈmɒn tiz/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
an area of the body that is higher than neighboring areas.
Origin of mons
1615-1625
1615-25; < New Latin; Latin mōns mountain, hill; see mount2

monte

[mon-tee] /ˈmɒn ti/
noun, Cards.
1.
Also called monte bank. a gambling game played with a 40-card pack in which players bet that one of two layouts, each consisting of two cards drawn from either the top or bottom of the deck and turned face up, will be matched in suit by the next card turned up.
2.
three-card monte (def 1).
Origin
1815-25; < Spanish: mountain, hence, heap (of cards); see mount2

Monte

[mon-tee] /ˈmɒn ti/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for montes

Mons

/French mɔ̃s/
noun
1.
a town in SW Belgium, capital of Hainaut province: scene of the first battle (1914) of the British Expeditionary Force during World War I. Pop: 91 185 (2004 est) Flemish name Bergen

monte

/ˈmɒntɪ/
noun
1.
a gambling card game of Spanish origin
2.
(Austral, informal) a certainty
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish: mountain, hence pile of cards
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Word Origin and History for montes

mons

n.

from Latin mons (plural montes) "mountain" (see mount (n.)); used in English in various anatomical senses, especially mons Veneris "mountains of Love," fleshy eminence atop the vaginal opening, 1690s; often mons for short.

monte

n.

gambling card game, 1824, from Spanish monte "mountain," from Latin montem (nominative mons), see mount (n.). So called from the heap of cards left after dealing. A favorite in California during the gold rush years. The three-card form (first attested 1877) is of Mexican origin.

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montes in Medicine

mons (mŏnz)
n. pl. mon·tes (mŏn'tēz)
An anatomical prominence or slight elevation above the general level of the surface.

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