Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The genitals.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology, the generative organs; the genitals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The sex organs, especially the external sex organs, called the external genitalia; the genitals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun genital or sex organs
  • noun a collection of genitals

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun external sex organ

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin genitālia, pl. of genitāle, genital organ, from neuter of genitālis, genital; see genital.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin genitalia, substantive use of plural of genitalis ("pertaining to generation or birth").

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  • This is the only word that sounds worse than 'genitals'.

    June 26, 2008