genitals

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n genitals external sex organ
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Apparently there's a law stating that if a Kurtatchi woman of the Soloman Islands unintentionally reveals her genitals, it can be expected and will be understood if any nearby man sexually assaults her.
    • n. pl Genitals The organs of generation; the sexual organs; the private parts.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Besides the genitals and the breasts, the inner nose is the only other body part that routinely swells during intercourse.
    • n.pl Genitals the exterior organs of generation
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Quotations

  • Leonardo Da Vinci
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    “The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Genital (a.): cf. L. genitalia,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. genitalisgignĕre, genitum, to beget.

Usage

In literature:

This is just as true of a chancre on the lip or chin as on the genitals.
"The Third Great Plague" by John H. Stokes
Climate does nothing to a priest's genitals.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
All this is facilitated by the development of the genital organs and the elaboration of the seminal secretion.
"Studies in Forensic Psychiatry" by Bernard Glueck
Cincinnati is an odd name for a town, whether we regard it as a genitive singular, or as a nominative plural.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1887" by Various
His, her, etc., in such constructions have their full force as genitives: comp.
"Milton's Comus" by John Milton
The girl baby is often neglected in respect to the proper care of the genitals.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
No scars on genitals.
"The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" by Oliver Remey
Disturbances of the genital tract.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
It extends from the external genitals or vulva to the neck of the womb, embracing the latter for some distance.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Abnormalities of the genitals were general owing to tribal customs.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
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In poetry:

Male genitals are small faces
forming trinities of thieves
and Christs
Fathers, sons, and ghosts.
"Notes On Vision" by James Douglas Morrison

In news:

Some males are willing to mate with just about anything, Grinter added, so matching genital shapes is actually an important adaptation.
ACME TOWNSHIP MI — Authorities in northern Michigan confirmed that fireworks blew off part of a man's genitals earlier this week.
More specifically, the tentacled sea creature had a seat on the dolphin's genital slit.
A man is suing a Colorado Arby's after allegedly suffering genital burns from the restaurant's urinal.
A man has suffered genital burns from a dysfunctional toilet at an Arby's restaurant, a lawsuit alleges.
TRENTON – A Trenton man was shot in his genitals through his buttocks during a broad-daylight carjacking in the West Ward Sunday afternoon, police said today.
Japanese Sugiyama had his own genitals removed, then served them cooked, even seasoned, to willing participants.
These are not his genitals .
Scientist finds people who can "switch" between genitals .
Further research on "phantom genitals " may call for a new category of transgenderism.
Although Trump announced he was revising the rules to allow transgender women to compete, he noted that if you put 23-year-old's name together, it spells "Jennatal," or " genital " -- which made him question the contestant's motives.
This Week In Biting Sheep Genitals .
In Raunchy 'Hangover Part II,' Male Genitals Get a Starring Role.
Platte City Alderman whips out genitals and asks to touch lady's vagina, has no game.
Displaying your genitals is not free expression.
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In science:

In this AVM we note the existence of the feature VALENCE. The particle f" admits an object described by the feature COMPS. This object must be a genitive nominal phrase majr%r. The agreements of this object are expressed in the feature INDEX.
A prototype for projecting HPSG syntactic lexica towards LMF
G Gender: masculine, neuter, common gender (“UTR” in the tagset). N Number: singular, plural. D Definiteness: definite, indefinite. C Case: nominative, genitive.
Tagset Design and Inflected Languages
For instance, our #3 (namely, OV ⊃ GenitiveNoun) can be obtained by combining Greenberg #4 (OV ⊃ Postpositions) and Greenberg #2a (Postpositions ⊃ Genitive-Noun).
A Bayesian Model for Discovering Typological Implications
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