uncastrated

adjective

un·​cas·​trat·​ed ˌən-ˈka-ˌstrā-təd How to pronounce uncastrated (audio)
: not castrated : intact
an uncastrated stallion

Examples of uncastrated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The researchers found several chemical compounds coming from the uncastrated goats that were missing from the sterile males. Breanna Draxler, Discover Magazine, 27 Feb. 2014 The doping regulators brought in an expert on pork production who testified that only meat from an uncastrated male pig could cause the elevated nandrolone levels. oregonlive, 3 July 2022 Pigs create this chemical naturally, and consuming the organ meats of uncastrated male pigs-boar-could potentially cause a false positive. Korin Miller, Health.com, 15 June 2021 These uncastrated castrati drove straight women mad (especially Barry) and drove straight men crazy. Rob Tannenbaum, Los Angeles Times, 10 Dec. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1725, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncastrated was in 1725

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“Uncastrated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncastrated. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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