What does vagina mean?

Definitions for vagina
vəˈdʒaɪ nəvagi·na

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vagina(noun)

    the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus

    "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"

Wiktionary

  1. vagina(Noun)

    The passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus for copulation and childbirth in female mammals.

    Etymology: From vagina.

  2. vagina(Noun)

    A similar part in some invertebrates.

    Etymology: From vagina.

  3. vagina(Noun)

    A sheath-like structure, such as the leaf of a grass that surrounds a stem.

    Etymology: From vagina.

  4. vagina(Noun)

    The vulva.

    Etymology: From vagina.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vagina(noun)

    a sheath; a theca; as, the vagina of the portal vein

    Etymology: [L. vagina a scabbard or sheath.]

  2. Vagina(noun)

    specifically, the canal which leads from the uterus to the external orifice if the genital canal, or to the cloaca

    Etymology: [L. vagina a scabbard or sheath.]

  3. Vagina(noun)

    the terminal part of the oviduct in insects and various other invertebrates. See Illust., of Spermatheca

    Etymology: [L. vagina a scabbard or sheath.]

  4. Vagina(noun)

    the basal expansion of certain leaves, which inwraps the stem; a sheath

    Etymology: [L. vagina a scabbard or sheath.]

  5. Vagina(noun)

    the shaft of a terminus, from which the bust of figure seems to issue or arise

    Etymology: [L. vagina a scabbard or sheath.]

Freebase

  1. Vagina

    The vagina is a fibromuscular tubular tract which is a sex organ and has two main functions; sexual intercourse and childbirth. In humans, this passage leads from the opening of the vulva to the uterus, but the vaginal tract ends at the cervix. Unlike men, who have only one genital orifice, women have two, the urethra and the vagina. The vaginal opening is much larger than the urethral opening, and both openings are protected by the labia. The inner mould of the vagina has a foldy texture which can create friction for the penis during intercourse. During arousal, the vagina gets moist to facilitate the entrance of the penis. The Latinate plural "vaginae" is rarely used in English. Colloquially, the word vagina is often used to refer to the vulva or to the female genitals in general. However, by its dictionary and anatomical definitions, vagina refers exclusively to the specific internal structure.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vagina

    vā-jī′na, n. (anat.) the canal or passage which leads from the external orifice to the uterus, a sheath, case: the upper part of the pedestal of a terminus: (bot.) a leaf-stalk when it becomes thin and rolls round the stem to which it then forms a stalk, as in grasses.—adjs. Vag′inal; Vag′inant (bot.), investing as a sheath; Vag′ināte, -d (bot.), invested by the tubular base of a leaf or leaf-stalk, as a stem: denoting a certain order of sheathed polypes; Vaginic′oline, Vaginic′olous, living in a vagina; Vaginif′erous, bearing a vagina; Vaginipenn′ate, Vaginopenn′ous, sheath-winged.—ns. Vaginis′mus, spasmodic contraction of the vagina; Vaginī′tis, inflammation of the vagina; Vaginot′omy, cutting of the vagina; Vagin′ūla, Vag′inule, a diminutive vagina.—adj. Vagin′ulate, having a vaginula, sheathed. [L., 'a sheath.']

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vagina

    The genital canal in the female, extending from the UTERUS to the VULVA. (Stedman, 25th ed)

Editors Contribution

  1. vagina

    An opening in the body of a female human being or female animal.

    Female humans and animals have a vagina.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 26, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagina in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vagina in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of vagina in a Sentence

  1. Jen Aniston:

    You may not have a child come out of your vagina, but that doesn't mean you aren't mothering—dogs, friends, friends' children. this continually is said about me: that I was so career-driven and focused on myself; that I don't want to be a mother, and how selfish that is.

  2. Mary Jane Minkin:

    The vulva and vagina are some of the most sensitive tissues in the body to any allergies, so many people get bubble baths [as gifts], which leads to a lot of itching and burning because a lot of the agents are allergens.

  3. Peter Madsen:

    There is nothing sexual in the fact that the stab holes were in her vagina. I understand why you might think there was, but there was nothing sexual in it for me.

  4. Old School:

    Beanie Well, let me be the first to say congratulations to you man you have one vagina for the rest of your life. Real smart man.

  5. Aydian Dowling:

    I identify as a male—I don’t have a vagina, people don’t have a problem when you call your penis ‘Mr. Winky,’ but when I call what I have a penis, some have a problem with that.

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