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EtymologyEdit

From Latin mentula.

NounEdit

mentula (plural mentulas or mentulae or mentulæ)

  1. A penis.
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      He, watchman of gardens, keeps evil away with his mentula up, warding off blight and thieves, garlanded with figs and grapes.

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EtymologyEdit

Probably a diminutive of mens (mind) or menta (mint stalk). Other sources see it as coming ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *men-, cognate with emineō (I project) and mōns (mountain).

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NounEdit

mentula f (genitive mentulae); first declension

  1. (vulgar, anatomy) dick, cock (obscene word for the penis)
    • Catullus, Carmina, 29
      ut ista vestra diffututa mentula
      ducenties comesset aut trecenties?
  2. vocative singular of mentula

mentulā

  1. ablative singular of mentula

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mentula mentulae
Genitive mentulae mentulārum
Dative mentulae mentulīs
Accusative mentulam mentulās
Ablative mentulā mentulīs
Vocative mentula mentulae

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