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vagina

Syllabification: va·gi·na
Pronunciation: /vəˈjīnə
 
/

Definition of vagina in English:

noun (plural vaginas or vaginae /-nē, -nī/)

1The muscular tube leading from the external genitals to the cervix of the uterus in women and most female mammals.
1.1 Botany & Zoology Any sheathlike structure, especially a sheath formed around a stem by the base of a leaf.

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin, literally 'sheath, scabbard', which is also the source of the word vanilla.

Derivatives

vaginal

1
Pronunciation: /ˈvajənl/
adjective

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