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groinnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡrɔɪn/

groin noun [C] (BODY)

the place where your legs meet the front of your body: He pulled a muscle in his groin. a groin strain the male sex organs: He was kicked in the stomach and the groin.

groin noun [C] (SEA)

a groyne
Translations of “groin”
in Vietnamese háng…
in Spanish ingle…
in Thai ขาหนีบ…
in Malaysian groin…
in French aine…
in German die Leistengegend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體, 腹股溝, (男子)陰部…
in Indonesian kelangkang…
in Russian пах…
in Turkish kasık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体, 腹股沟, (男子)阴部…
in Polish pachwina…
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