mons veneris

[ monz ven-er-is ]
/ ˈmɒnz ˈvɛn ər ɪs /

noun, plural mon·tes ve·ne·ris [mon-teez ven-er-is] /ˈmɒn tiz ˈvɛn ər ɪs/, Anatomy.

the mons pubis of the human female.



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Also called mons.

Origin of mons veneris

1615–25; < New Latin: literally, Venus's mount Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for mons veneris

mons veneris
/ (ˈmɒnz ˈvɛnərɪs) /

noun plural montes veneris (ˈmɒntiːz)

the fatty cushion of flesh in human females situated over the junction of the pubic bonesCompare mons pubis

Word Origin for mons veneris

C17: New Latin: hill of Venus
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Medical definitions for mons veneris

mons veneris
[ vĕnər-ĭs ]

n. pl. montes veneris

The female mons pubis.
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