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cullion

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noun cul·lion \ˈkəl-yən\

Definition of cullion

archaic

  1. :  a mean or base fellow



Origin and Etymology of cullion

Middle English coillon testicle, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *coleon-, coleo, from Latin coleus scrotum


First Known Use: 1575


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