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Vagina

"In Female Anatomy, the Canal from the Vulva to the Uterus." From the Latin "vagina" = "sheath, scabbard; vagina."


Vaginal

"Of, Like, or Pertaining to a Sheath or Vagina." See "vagina."


Vaginate

"Forming or Enclosed in a Sheath or Vagina." See "vagina."


Vandal

"A Willful Destroyer or Damager of Private Property." After the Germanic tribe "Vandali" who sacked Rome in 455 ce..


Vandalism

"Willful Destruction or Damage of Private Property." From "vandal." See above.


Vandalize

"To Willfully Destroy or Damage Private Property." From "vandal." See above.


Vedgies

"Vegetables." [DV] An Australian Slang variant of "veggies." See "veggies."


Veggies

"Vegetables." A slang variant.


Vejjo

"Vegetarian." [DV] An Australian slang variant.


Vic

"Victim." [Cont] Now relatively well known from police oriented television shows.


Viraginity

"The Abnormal Appearance of Male Characteristics in a Female." From "virago." Facial hair is the primary example of "viraginity." See also "virilism."


Virago

"A Manly Maiden." French, from the Latin "virago" = "a manlike maiden, female warrior, heroine," a develpmont of "vir" = "man."


Virile, Viril

"Pertaining to Manliness or Manhood; Not Weak or Effeminate." From the Old French "viril" of the same meaning, which in turn comes from the Latin "virilis" = "of a man," a develpmont of "vir" = "man."


Virilia

"Male Sexual Organs." From the Latin "virilia," of the same meaning.


Virilism

"The Abnormal Appearance of Male Characteristics in a Female." From the Latin "virilis" = "of a man." Facial hair is the primary example of "virilism." See also "viraginity."


Virility

"Masculine Vigour; Ability of a Man to Have Sex." From the French "virilite," which comes from the Latin "virilitas" = "manhood, virility."


Virilization

"The Development of Male Secondary Sex Characteristics." From "virilize" and the suffix "-ation." See "virilize" and "-ation."


Virilize

"To Make Masculine." From "viril" and "-ize."


Virile Member

"Penis." From the French "membre viril," which in turn comes from the Latin phrase "membrum virile."


Vulgaris

"Common." Botanical Latin. The Latin "vulgaris" = "common, general, usual" is from "vulgus" = "of the people, populace." This is seen in such binomial designations as "Thymus vulgaris" = "common thyme," "Senecia vulgaris" = "common groundsel" and "Artemisia vulgaris" = "common mugwort."


Vulva

"The External Sexual Organs of a Female." From the Latin for "womb."


Vulval

"Pertaining to the Vulva." Also "vulvar." See "vulva."


Vulvar

"Pertaining to the Vulva." Also "vulval." See "vulva."





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