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1. circumcision

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈsɪʒən'] the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite.

Synonyms

  • rite
  • Bris
  • Berit
  • Briss
  • Brith
  • religious rite

Etymology

  • circumcisio (Latin)
  • circumcido (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word circumcision


1. Noun, singular or mass
Muslims participate in the circumcision custom for male children, and believe it a mandate from God.

2. circumcision

noun. ['ˌsɝːkəmˈsɪʒən'] the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males.

Synonyms

  • cutting off

Etymology

  • circumcisio (Latin)
  • circumcido (Latin)

3. Circumcision

noun. (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st.

Synonyms

  • Feast of the Circumcision
  • feast day
  • fete day
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