Definition of preputium in English:

preputium

(also praeputium)

noun

  • Zoology. In certain gastropod molluscs: the terminal portion of the male genital duct, leading inwards from the male genital pore.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin praepūtium foreskin (in post-classical Latin also prepucium) from prae- + a second element of unknown origin + -ium.

Pronunciation

preputium

/priːˈpjuːʃɪəm//priːˈpjuːtɪəm/