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testicle

Line breaks: tes|ticle
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛstɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of testicle in English:

noun

Either of the two oval organs that produce sperm in men and other male mammals, enclosed in the scrotum behind the penis. Also called testis.
Synonyms
North American informal cojones
vulgar slang balls, knackers, nuts, rocks
British vulgar slang bollocks, goolies

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis 'a witness' (i.e. to virility).

Derivatives

testicular

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Pronunciation: /tɛˈstɪkjʊlə/
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