[ 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
Words nearby mons veneris
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British Dictionary definitions for 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
[ vĕn′ər-ĭs ]
n. pl. montes veneris
The female mons pubis.
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