vagina dentata

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Etymology[edit]

First attested 1908, from Latin vagina + dentata, "toothed," hence "toothed vagina," was popularized chiefly by Sigmund Freud.

Noun[edit]

vagina dentata (plural vaginae dentatae or vagina dentatas)

  1. The myth of the toothed vagina; often related to castration anxiety.