Definition of ridgeling
1 : a partially castrated male animal
2 : a male animal in which one or both testes have not descended into the scrotum
Variants of ridgeling
Origin of ridgeling
perhaps from 1ridge; from the supposition that the undescended testis remains near the animal's back
First Known Use: 1555
Medical Definition of ridgeling
1: a partially castrated male animal
2: a male animal having one or both testes retained in the inguinal canal
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