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


mons pubis

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