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yoni

[yoh-nee] /ˈyoʊ ni/
noun
1.
(in Shaktism) the external female genitals regarded as the symbol of Shakti.
Compare lingam (def 2).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Sanskrit
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yoni

/ˈjəʊnɪ/
noun (Hinduism)
1.
the female genitalia, regarded as a divine symbol of sexual pleasure and matrix of generation and the visible form of Sakti
2.
an image of these as an object of worship
Word Origin
C18: from Sanskrit, literally: vulva, womb
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Word Origin and History for yonis

yoni

n.

1799, from Sanskrit, "female sexual principle as an object of veneration," literally "vulva, womb."

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