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  • n. testicles
  • n. balls, bollocks, courage, machismo, chutzpah


Borrowing from Spanish cojones, plural of cojón ("testicle"), from Vulgar Latin *coleonem, accusative of coleo ("testicle"), from cōleus ("sack, scrotum"). (Wiktionary)



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