yonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yoni +‎ -ic, from Sanskrit योनि (yoni).

Adjective[edit]

yonic (comparative more yonic, superlative most yonic)

  1. in the shape of a vulva or a vagina, in the shape of a yoni
    • 1999, Perry Bathous, ‎Clarissa Flanders, Swell-Wimp (page 107)
      Many orchids are yonic.
    • 2011, Manly P. Hall, The Secret Teachings of All Ages (page 226)
      The Garden of Eden, the Ark, the Gate of the Temple, the Veil of the Mysteries, the vesica piscis or oval nimbus, and the Holy Grail are important yonic symbols []
    • 2012, Debora Cordeiro Rosa, Trauma, Memory and Identity in Five Jewish Novels
      Porzecanski employs two recurrent phallic and yonic symbols in the narrative.

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