Definition of pudendum in English:

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pudendum

Pronunciation: /pyo͞oˈdendəm/

noun (plural pudenda /-ˈdendə/)

(often pudenda)
A person’s external genitals, especially a woman’s.

Derivatives

pudendal

Pronunciation: /-ˈdendəl/
adjective

pudic

Pronunciation: /ˈpyo͞odik/
adjective

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Latin pudenda (membra) '(parts) to be ashamed of', neuter plural of the gerundive of pudere 'be ashamed'.

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Syllabification: pu·den·dum

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