foreskin

foreskin

[fawr-skin, fohr-]
noun
the prepuce of the penis.

Origin:
1525–35; fore- + skin; probably on the model of German Vorhaut (Luther); cf. prepuce

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foreskin (ˈfɔːˌskɪn)
 
n
anatomy the nontechnical name for prepuce Related: preputial
 
Related: preputial

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foreskin
1530s, from fore + skin (n.). A loan-translation of L. prepuce.
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foreskin fore·skin (fôr'skĭn')
n.
The loose fold of skin that covers the glans of the penis. Also called prepuce.

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