glans

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English[edit]

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From Latin glans (acorn).

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glans (plural glans or glandes)

  1. The vascular body which forms the apex of the penis.
  2. The vascular body which forms the extremity of the clitoris.
  3. The acorn or mast of the oak and similar fruits.
  4. A goiter.
  5. A pessary.
  6. (rare) plural form of glans

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

glans m (uncountable, diminutive glansje n)

  1. glistening, shimmer, shine
  2. (optics) gloss

Verb[edit]

glans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of glanzen
  2. imperative of glanzen

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Noun[edit]

glans m (genitive singular glans, no plural)

  1. shine, lustre, sheen

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European root *gʷelh₂- (acorn), with irregular syncope of a first-syllable vowel comparable to glōs, grūs. Cognates include Ancient Greek βάλανος (bálanos, acorn), Old Armenian կաղին (kałin), Proto-Slavic *želǫdь.

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Noun[edit]

glāns f (genitive glāndis); third declension

  1. acorn, nut; any acorn-shaped fruit; beechnut, chestnut
  2. a round mass the size and shape of an acorn.

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative glāns glāndēs
genitive glāndis glāndum
dative glāndī glāndibus
accusative glāndem glāndēs
ablative glānde glāndibus
vocative glāns glāndēs

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