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cojones

[kaw-haw-nes; English kuh-hoh-neys, -neez] /kɔˈhɔ nɛs; English kəˈhoʊ neɪs, -niz/
noun, Spanish: Sometimes Vulgar.
1.
(used with a plural verb) testes.
2.
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cojones

/koˈxones/
plural noun
1.
testicles
2.
manly courage
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Contemporary definitions for cojones
noun

courage

Word Origin

Spanish cojon 'testicle'

Usage Note

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Word Origin and History for cojones
n.

"courage," literally "balls," 1932, from Spanish cojon "testicle," from Latin coleus, culleus (source of Italian coglione), literally "a leather sack," related to Greek koleos "sheath, scabbard (see cell). In English, first attested in Hemingway.

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cojones

noun

Courage; audacity; balls: requiring cojones the size of the award-winning cabbages at the state fair/ You've got stainless steel cojones, Dave

[1932+; fr Spanish ''testicles'']

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