Baculum meaning

băkyə-ləm
The bone of the penis of many mammals, including most rodents, carnivores, and nonhuman primates.
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A slim bone that supports rigidity of the penis in many mammals, including rodents, carnivores, and primates.
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The bone of the penis of many mammals, including most rodents, carnivores, and nonhuman primates.
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A bone found in the penis of some mammals.
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A small rod-like structure found in spores and pollen.
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Origin of baculum

  • New Latin from Latin rod, stick bak- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin baculum (“stick, staff, sceptre, cudgel”)

    From Wiktionary