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ˈpri pyuspre·puce

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prepuce, foreskinnoun

    a fold of skin covering the tip of the clitoris

  2. prepuce, foreskinnoun

    a fold of skin covering the tip of the penis


  1. prepucenoun

    The foreskin, or retractable fold of tissue covering the tip (glans) of the penis.

  2. prepucenoun

    The corresponding part of the clitoris.

  3. Etymology: From praeputium.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prepucenoun

    That which covers the glans; foreskin.

    Etymology: prepuce, Fr. præputium, Lat.

    The prepuce was much inflamed and swelled. Richard Wiseman.


  1. prepuce

    The prepuce, also known as the foreskin, is a fold of skin that covers the glans, the rounded tip of the penis in males. Similarly, in females, it refers to the clitoral hood, which covers the clitoris. The prepuce protects these sensitive regions and keeps them moist.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prepucenoun

    the foreskin

  2. Etymology: [F. prpuce, L. praeputium.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prepuce

    prē′pūs, n. the loose skin of the penis covering the glans: the foreskin.—adj. Prepū′tial. [L. præputium.]


  1. Prepuce

    =praeputium; q.v.

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  1. creep up

  2. upcreep

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prepuce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prepuce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
    • A. contiguous
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. elusive
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