foreskin

noun fore·skin \ ˈfȯr-ˌskin \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of foreskin

: a fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis called also prepuce

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First Known Use of foreskin

1530


FORESKIN Defined for English Language Learners

foreskin

noun

Definition of foreskin for English Language Learners

  • : a fold of skin that covers the end of the penis


Medical Dictionary

foreskin

noun fore·skin \ -ˌskin \

medical Definition of foreskin

: a retractable fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis called also prepuce

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