Definition of quoniam in US English:

quoniam

noun

rare
  • The female genitals.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From Middle French quoniam or its etymon post-classical Latin quoniam from classical Latin quoniam seeing that, inasmuch as from quom, variant of cum when + iam now.

Pronunciation

quoniam

/ˈkwəʊnɪam/