From Latin mōns (“mountain”).
- IPA: /mɒnz/
mons (plural montes)
- (obsolete, palmistry) One of the fleshy areas at the base of the fingers; a mount.
- The pubic mound or mons pubis. In human anatomy or in mammals in general, the mons pubis (Latin for "pubic mound"), also known as the mons veneris (Latin, mound of Venus) or simply the mons, is the adipose tissue lying above the pubic bone of adult females, anterior to the pubic symphysis. The mons pubis forms the anterior portion of the vulva.
- (astronomy, geology) Used by planetary geologists to refer to mountains or extinct volcanoes on planets and moons.
- Plural form of mon
From Proto-Indo-European *mon- (“mountain”). (cf. Old Irish monid, Breton menez, Cornish meneth, Welsh mynydd).
Third declension, variation of i-stem base with two consonants (3:B2C).
1 May also be montīs.
Derived terms 
- definite genitive singular of mo