[graf-uh n-burg, gref-]
- a patch of tissue in the front wall of the vagina, claimed to be erectile and highly erogenous.
Origin of Gräfenberg spot
1980–85; after German-born gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881–1957), who is credited with first descibing it
Also called G spot, G-spot.
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also g-spot, 1981, short for Gräfenberg spot, named for German gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg (1881-1957), who described it in 1950.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper