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  • n. A testicle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A testicle.

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

  • n. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

Etymologies

From Middle English ballok, balluk, balok, from Old English bealluc ("testicle", literally "little ball"), equivalent to ball +‎ -ock. (Wiktionary)

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