prepuce

noun
pre·​puce | \ ˈprē-ˌpyüs How to pronounce prepuce (audio) \

Definition of prepuce

: foreskin also : a similar fold of skin investing the clitoris

Other Words from prepuce

preputial \ prē-​ˈpyü-​shəl How to pronounce preputial (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of prepuce

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prepuce

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin praeputium

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“Prepuce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepuce. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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prepuce

noun
pre·​puce | \ ˈprē-ˌpyüs How to pronounce prepuce (audio) \

Medical Definition of prepuce

: foreskin also : a similar fold investing the clitoris

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