Definition of "scrotum" [‖Scro•tum]

  • The external sac of skin enclosing the testes in most mammals. (noun)

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Use "scrotum" in a sentence
  • "Banning a book because of the word scrotum is ridiculous."
  • "If your 10 and 12-year-olds don't know what a scrotum is and librarians and teachers want to keep it that way, America, you have a problem."
  • "I was greatly amused by the statement the word scrotum is not used in polite conversation ... excuse me, but if, for example, my husband had testicular cancer or some other cancer in the scrotal area, scrotum would indeed be a matter and a word used in polite conversation ... and if a dog got bit on the scrotum in front of children, then use the word in front of them or anyone else."