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vulva Line breaks: vulva
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌlvə/

Definition of vulva in English:

noun

1 Anatomy The female external genitals.
1.1 Zoology The external opening of the vagina or reproductive tract in a female mammal or nematode.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin, literally 'womb'.

Derivatives

vulval

1
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌlvəl/
adjective

vulvar

2
adjective

Words that rhyme with vulva

triumvir • slipcover • Cordova

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