Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The male germ-gland or essential sexual organ, of whatever character; the sperm-gland, or spermatic organ, or seminal gonad, in which spermatozoa are generated, in its specialized condition in the higher animals known as the testis or testicle. The term is used in distinction from ovary, both spermaries and ovaries being gonads. Also spermarium.

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

  • noun (Anat.) An organ in which spermatozoa are developed; a sperm gland; a testicle.

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  • noun anatomy An organ in which spermatozoa are developed; a sperm gland; a testicle.

Etymologies

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sperm +‎ -ary

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  • Not to be confused with seminary.

    April 21, 2008