mons veneris

[monz ven-er-is]

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.

Origin of mons veneris

1615–25; < New Latin: literally, Venus's mount
Also called mons. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for mons veneris

mons veneris

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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mons veneris in Medicine

mons veneris


n. pl. montes veneris

The female mons pubis.
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