Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To remove part or all of the reproductive organs of; neuter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb to make infertile, especially by removing or incapacitating the sexual organs; -- used of both males and females.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To remove another's sexual characteristics or functions, often physical sterilization.

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

  • verb make infertile

Etymologies

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From de- + sex

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