It's also sexist, as originally it referred only to the female parts in question ...
("Genitals" is better, but not terribly better, on account of there being lots of other things to do with them than reproduction.)
Pu*den"da (?), n. pl. [L., from pudendus that of which one ought to be ashamed, fr. pudere to be ashamed.] Anat.
The external organs of generation.
© Webster 1913.
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