tribades

tribade

[trib-uhd]
noun

Origin:
1595–1605; < French < Latin tribad- (stem of tribas) < Greek tribás, equivalent to trib-, variant stem of trī́b(ein) to rub + -as (stem -ad-) -ade2

tribadic [trih-bad-ik] , adjective
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tribade (ˈtrɪbəd)
 
n
a lesbian, esp one who practises tribadism
 
[C17: from Latin tribas, from Greek tribein to rub]
 
tribadic
 
adj

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