mons veneris

mons veneris

[monz ven-er-is]
noun, plural montes veneris [mon-teez ven-er-is] . Anatomy.
the mons pubis of the human female.
Also called mons.


Origin:
1615–25; < Neo-Latin: literally, Venus's mount

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mons veneris (ˈmɒnz ˈvɛnərɪs)
 
n , pl montes veneris
Compare mons pubis the fatty cushion of flesh in human females situated over the junction of the pubic bones
 
[C17: New Latin: hill of Venus]

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mons veneris mons ve·ne·ris (věn'ər-ĭs)
n. pl. montes veneris
The female mons pubis.

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