Definition of pudenda noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pjuːˈdendə//
; NAmE NAmE//pjuːˈdendə//
[plural] (old-fashioned, formal)
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the sexual organs that are outside the body, especially those of a woman Word Originmid 17th cent.: from Latin pudenda (membra) ‘(parts) to be ashamed of’, neuter plural of the gerundive of pudere ‘be ashamed’.
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