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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