Testicle meaning

tĕstĭ-kəl
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A testis, especially one contained within a scrotum.
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Either of two oval sex glands in the male that are suspended in the scrotum and secrete spermatozoa; testis.
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A testis, especially one contained within a scrotum.
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Either of the testes of a male mammal together with the scrotum that contains it.
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The male sex and endocrine gland, found in some types of animals, that produces sperm and male sex hormones, including the steroid testosterone.

My testicles hurt when I cross my legs.

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Origin of testicle

  • Middle English testicule from Latin testiculus diminutive of testis testis testis

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

  • Latin testiculum, testicle, diminutive of testis, witness + diminutive suffix -ulum

    From Wiktionary