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

  • n. See foreskin.
  • n. A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The foreskin, or retractable fold of tissue covering the tip (glans) of the penis.
  • n. The corresponding part of the clitoris.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The foreskin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fold of skin over the glans penis; the foreskin.

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

  • n. a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris
  • n. a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis

Etymologies

Middle English, from Old French, from Latin praepūtium : possibly prae-, pre- + *pūtos, penis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin praeputium. (Wiktionary)

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