verb (used with object), cir·cum·cised, cir·cum·cis·ing.
Origin of circumcise
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The circumciser then examines the prepuce, the glans, and removes any sebaceous collection.History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present
Peter Charles Remondino
Word Origin for circumcise
mid-13c., "to cut off the foreskin," from Old French circoncisier "circumcise" (12c., Modern French circoncire), from Latin circumcisus, past participle of circumcidere "to cut round, to cut trim, to cut off" (see circumcision). Related: Circumcised; circumcising.