Etymology
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circumcise (v.)

mid-13c., "to cut off the foreskin," from Old French circoncisier "circumcise" (12c., Modern French circoncire) and directly from Latin circumcisus, past participle of circumcidere "to cut round, to cut, trim, prune off," from circum "around" (see circum-) + caedere "to cut" (from PIE root *kae-id- "to strike."). Related: Circumcised; circumcising.

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Definitions of circumcise

circumcise (v.)
cut the skin over the clitoris;
circumcise (v.)
cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys;
During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised
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