aidoion

   A Greek word used by archaeologist and historians of antiquities in referring to the private parts of men and women alike, usually on nude sculptures. The plural form is ta adoia, and is more frequently used than the singular. Also see erotica and fig leaf.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • edeologia — s. f. Tratado ou estudo dos órgãos sexuais.   ‣ Etimologia: grego aidoîon, ou, órgãos genitais + logia   • Confrontar: ideologia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • edeoscopia — s. f. Exame das partes sexuais.   ‣ Etimologia: grego aidoîon, ou, órgãos genitais + scopia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • vit — Vit, m. Est le membre genital de l homme, qu on nomme moins vergoiþgnéement la verge, Veretrum. Sueton. in Tiberio. Duquel mot Latin il semble estre tiré, ou de {{t=g}}buttos{{/t}} Grec, qui signifie la partie honþteuse de la femme: ou par ce que …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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