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Definition of mons pubis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mons pubis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɒnz ˈpjuːbɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːnz ˈpjuːbɪs//
 
(also mons Veneris
BrE BrE//ˌmɒnz ˈvenərɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːnz ˈvenərɪs//
 
)
(formal)
 
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the curved area of fat over the joint of the pubic bones, especially in women Word Origin late 19th cent.: Latin, ‘mount of the pubes’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mons pubis