from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology, shaped like the vulva of the human female; oval, with raised lips and a median cleft.
  • In botany, like a cleft with projecting edges.

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

  • adjective (Bot.) Like a cleft with projecting edges.

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

  • adjective Having the shape of a vulva.


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  • Given my history of writing about symbolic representations of the female anatomy and even, specifically, vulviform architecture, I'm getting a lot of email about this picture Glenn Reynolds posted yesterday.

    Archive 2007-09-01


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