genitalia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin genitalia, substantive use of plural of genitalis (pertaining to generation or birth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnɪˈteɪliə/

Noun[edit]

genitalia pl

  1. genital or sex organs
  2. a collection of genitals

Usage notes[edit]

Not used in the singular, which theoretically would be genitale.

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Adjective[edit]

genitālia

  1. nominative neuter plural of genitālis
  2. accusative neuter plural of genitālis
  3. vocative neuter plural of genitālis