smegma

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek σμῆγμα (smêgma), alternative spelling of σμῆμα (smêma, soap, detergent), from σμάω (smáō, I wipe, clean).

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smegma (countable and uncountable, plural smegmas)

  1. A whitish sebaceous secretion that collects between the glans penis and foreskin or in the vulva.

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References[edit]

  • smegma” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017. [1]

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

smegma n (singular definite smegmaet, not used in plural form)

  1. smegma

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

smegma m (plural smegmas)

  1. smegma

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References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σμῆγμα (smêgma), alternative spelling of σμῆμα (smêma, soap, detergent), from σμάω (smáō, I wipe, clean).

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Noun[edit]

smēgma n (genitive smēgmatis); third declension

  1. ointment

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative smēgma smēgmata
genitive smēgmatis smēgmatum
dative smēgmatī smēgmatibus
accusative smēgma smēgmata
ablative smēgmate smēgmatibus
vocative smēgma smēgmata

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