Origin of pizzleprobably from Low German pesel or Flemish pezel, diminutive akin to Dutch pees, a tendon, sinew
- The penis of an animal, especially a bull.
- A whip made from a bull's penis.
Origin of pizzlePossibly from Low German pēsel diminutive of Middle Low German pese penis, tendon
- The penis of an animal.
- A baton made from the penis of an ox, once used to beat men and animals.
From Dutch Low Saxon pesel or West Flemish pezel, diminutive of Middle Dutch pese (“a sinew, tendon, string, pizzle"), from Old Dutch *pisa (“sinew, string, fibre"). Cognate with Dutch pees, Middle Low German pese (“tendon, bowstring"), Dutch pees (“sinew, tendon"), German Low German Peserick, Pesel (“pizzle").