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clitoris Syllabification: clit·o·ris
Pronunciation: /ˈklidərəs/

Definition of clitoris in English:

noun

A small sensitive and erectile part of the female genitals at the anterior end of the vulva.

Derivatives

clitoral

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Pronunciation: /ˈklid(ə)rəl/
adjective

Origin

Early 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek kleitoris.

Words that rhyme with clitoris

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