See also: Condom

EnglishEdit

 
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A rolled-up condom.

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Many speculations exist. Possibly derived from Italian guantone, from guanto (a glove)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒn.dɒm/, /ˈkɒn.dəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɑn.dəm/, /ˈkʌn.dəm/
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NounEdit

condom (plural condoms)

  1. A flexible sleeve made of latex or other impermeable material such as sheepskin, worn over an erect penis during sexual intercourse as a contraceptive or as a way to prevent the spread of STDs.
    buy a pack of condoms
    flavoured condom
    ribbed condoms

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  • Indonesian: kondom
  • Japanese: コンドーム (kondōmu)
  • Korean: 콘돔 (kondom)
  • Malay: kondom

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NounEdit

condom m (plural condoms)

  1. (Quebec) condom

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NounEdit

condom m (invariable)

  1. condom
    Synonyms: preservativo, profilattico