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penisnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpiː.nɪs/  us   /ˈpiː.nɪs/
the part of a male's body that is used for urinating and for sex
(Definition of penis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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penisnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpi·nɪs/
an organ of male mammals that is used to excrete urine and for sex
(Definition of penis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “penis”
in Korean 음경, 페니스…
in Arabic قَضيب…
in Malaysian zakar…
in French pénis…
in Russian пенис…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陰莖…
in Italian pene…
in Turkish erkeğin cinsel organı, penis…
in Polish członek, penis…
in Spanish pene…
in Vietnamese dương vật…
in Portuguese pênis…
in Thai อวัยวะเพศชาย…
in German der Penis…
in Catalan penis…
in Japanese ペニス, 陰茎…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阴茎…
in Indonesian alat kelamin jantan…
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