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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To castrate.
  • v. To render weak or unmanly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To emasculate; castrate.
  • Emasculated.


From Latin ēvirātus, perfect passive participle of ēvirō ("I emasculate"), from ē ("out of") + vir ("man"). (Wiktionary)



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  • To emasculate; to dispossess of manhood.

    November 20, 2007