- the testicles
- [with sing. v.] courage; guts
Origin of cojonesSpanish
plural nounVulgar Slang
Origin of cojonesSpanish pl. of cojón testicle from Vulgar Latin cōleō cōleōn- from Latin cōleī testicles perhaps a colloquial variant of culleī and akin to culleus leather sack probably a borrowing from an unknown Indo-European language of the Mediterranean and akin to Greek koluthron ripe fig (perhaps originally “sacklike thing”) koluthroi testicles and koleon sheath ; see coleopteran .