Definition of baculum in English:


Line breaks: bacu|lum
Pronunciation: /ˈbakjʊləm

noun (plural bacula /-lə/)

  • another term for os penis.
    More example sentences
    • Like some other mammal taxa, but unlike rabbits and other lagomorphs, male rodents have a baculum (penis bone).
    • The males have a well-developed baculum with a total length of around 72 mm.
    • Male viverrids have a baculum.


1930s: modern Latin.

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