from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The external sac of skin enclosing the testes in most mammals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The bag of skin and muscle that contains the testicles in mammals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The bag or pouch which contains the testicles; the cod.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The purse-like tegumentary investment of the testes and part of the spermatic cord; the cod.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the external pouch that contains the testes


Latin scrōtum.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from Latin scrōtum. (Wiktionary)



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