Prepuce meaning

prē'pyo͝os'
A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.
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A fold of skin over the end of the clitoris.
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A loose fold of skin covering the glans clitoridis.
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(anatomy) The foreskin, or retractable fold of tissue covering the tip (glans) of the penis.

1922, Jehovah, collector of prepuces, is no more. "” James Joyce, Ulysses.

1985, But there are a fair number of halfway Jews - you know, those who want God without having to have their prepuces torn off to get him. "” Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked.

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(anatomy) The corresponding part of the clitoris.
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Origin of prepuce

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin praepūtium possibly prae- pre- pūtos penis
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin praeputium.
    From Wiktionary