Clitoris Definition

klĭtər-ĭs, klĭ-tôrĭs, klītər-ĭs
clitorides, clitorises
noun
clitorises
A small, sensitive, erectile organ at the upper end of the vulva.
Webster's New World
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.
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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.
American Heritage Science
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Other Word Forms of Clitoris

Noun

Singular:
clitoris
Plural:
clitorides, clitorises

Origin of Clitoris

  • New Latin clītoris from Greek kleitoris klei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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