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Borrowed from Latin scrōtum.

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scrotum (plural scrotums or scrota)

  1. (anatomy) The bag of skin and muscle that contains the testicles in mammals.
    The female labia majora are homologous to the male scrotum.

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EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Latin scrōtum.

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scrotum m (plural scrotums)

  1. scrotum

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From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). See also Latin scortum, scrautum, corium, Proto-Germanic *skeraną (whence English shear), Ancient Greek κείρω (keírō, I cut off), Albanian harr (to cut, to mow), Lithuanian skìrti (separate), Welsh ysgar (separate), Old Armenian քերեմ (kʿerem, to scrape, scratch).

More often used in Late Latin.

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scrōtum n (genitive scrōtī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) scrotum
    Scrōtum est membrum gignendī hominis et animālis in fōrmam saccī, quod testēs continet et prōtegit.

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative scrōtum scrōta
Genitive scrōtī scrōtōrum
Dative scrōtō scrōtīs
Accusative scrōtum scrōta
Ablative scrōtō scrōtīs
Vocative scrōtum scrōta

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