tribade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tribas, from Ancient Greek τριβάς (tribás), from τρίβω (tríbō, to rub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tribade (plural tribades)

  1. a lesbian
    • 1977: I roused Zero’s suspicions because I began to behave too much like a woman and he started to watch me warily for signs of the tribade. If he had spied any, or surprised me fingering any of his girls, he would have shot me. — Angela Carter, The Passion of New Eve

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

tribade

  1. ablative singular of tribas