- the organs of reproduction, especially the external organs.
Origin of genitalia
1875–80; < Latin genitālia, neuter plural of genitālis genital
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Genitalia: the external organs of generation with all appendages.
Genitalia of a male Noctuid from below : the parts separated out.
1876, Modern Latin, from Latin genitalia (membra), neuter plural of genitalis (see genital).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The reproductive organs, especially the external sex organs.
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