(plural female condoms)
- A device that inserted into the vagina during sexual intercourse as a barrier contraceptive to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancy.
Variant of condom
- a thin protective sheath for the penis, generally of latex, used to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptive
- a thin, lubricated polyurethane sheath placed in the vagina to prevent venereal infection or as a contraceptivein full female condom
Origin of condomearlier condam, quondam ; from Italian guantone ; from guanto, a glove ; from Frankish an unverified form want, glove, mitten (from source French gant)