clitoris

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈklɪtərɪs/

Noun[change]

Singular
clitoris

Plural
clitorises or clitorides

A vagina showing the clitoris
  1. (countable) The clitoris is part of a female's sexual organs in mammals, ostriches, and some other species, and is very sensitive to touch.
    The spotted hyena uses the clitoris for urination in addition to as a sex organ.

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