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EtymologyEdit

From Latin genitalia, substantive use of plural of genitalis (pertaining to generation or birth).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnɪˈteɪli.ə/

NounEdit

genitalia pl (plural only)

  1. genital or sex organs
  2. a collection of genitals

Usage notesEdit

Not used in the singular, which theoretically would be *genitale.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

genitālia

  1. nominative neuter plural of genitālis
  2. accusative neuter plural of genitālis
  3. vocative neuter plural of genitālis

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “genitalia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre