pudenda

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Etymology[edit]

Plural form of pudendum, both in English and in Latin.

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Noun[edit]

pudenda

  1. plural form of pudendum
    1. (usually in the plural) A person’s external genitalia.
      • 1638 Herbert, Sir Thomas Some years travels into divers parts of Asia and Afrique
        The reſt of their bodies are naked, ſave that a thong or girdle of raw leather circles them, a ſquare peece (like the back of a Glove) is faſtened to it, serving to cover their pudenda.
    2. (figuratively) The shameful parts of something.

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pudenda

  1. nominative feminine singular of pudendus
  2. nominative neuter plural of pudendus
  3. accusative neuter plural of pudendus
  4. vocative feminine singular of pudendus
  5. vocative neuter plural of pudendus

pudendā

  1. ablative feminine singular of pudendus