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cullion

[ kuhl-yuhn ]
/ ˈkʌl yən /
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noun Archaic.
a base or vile fellow.
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Origin of cullion

1350–1400; Middle English culyon, coil(i)on<Anglo-French, Middle French coillon worthless fellow, literally, testicle <Vulgar Latin *cōleōnem, accusative of *cōleō, for Latin cōleī (plural) testicles, scrotum
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