[ suhb-in-sizh-uh n ]
/ ˌsʌb ɪnˈsɪʒ ən /
the slitting of the underside of the penis to the urethra, performed as a puberty rite among some tribal peoples, especially in Australia.
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Words nearby subincision
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But among these primitive south-east tribes, Pirrauru is no more found than subincision.The Secret of the Totem|Andrew Lang