noun, plural scro·ta [skroh-tuh] /ˈskroʊ tə/, scro·tums. Anatomy.
Origin of scrotum
Examples from the Web for scrotum
Scrotum, callosities, and naked parts of buttocks bright flesh-coloured, but not so bright as in C. hamadryas.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
British Dictionary definitions for scrotum
noun plural -ta (-tə) or -tums
Word Origin for scrotum
Word Origin and History for scrotum
"purse-like tegumentary investment of the testes and part of the spermatic cord; the cod" [Century Dictionary], 1590s, from Latin scrotum, probably transposed from scortum "a skin, hide" (see corium), perhaps by influence of scrautum "leather quiver for arrows."
"Isn't the sea what Algy calls it: a grey sweet mother? The snotgreen sea. The scrotum-tightening sea. Epi oinopa ponton." [Joyce, "Ulysses"]