- The definition of a clitoris is a female sexual organ that is often compared to the male penis because of its sensitivity.
An example of a clitoris is a female sexual organ.
clitoris definition by Webster's New World
clitoris definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A small elongated erectile organ at the anterior part of the vulva, homologous with the penis.
Origin: New Latin clītoris, from Greek kleitoris; see klei- in Indo-European roots.
- clitˈo·ral adjective
clitoris - Medical Definition
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noun pl. cli·to·ri·des
A small erectile body situated at the anterior portion of the vulva and projecting between the branched extremities of the labia minora forming its prepuce and frenulum.
clitoris - Science Definition
A sensitive external organ of the reproductive system in female mammals and some other animals that is capable of becoming erect. It is located above or in front of the urethra.