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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 is homologous to the male scrotum.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin scrōtum.

NounEdit

scrotum m (plural scrotums)

  1. scrotum

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LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut). See also Latin scortum, 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).

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scrōtum n (genitive scrōtī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) scrotum
    Scrotum est membrum gignendi hominis et animalis in formam sacci, quod testes continet et protegit.

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Second declension.

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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