Etymology
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desex (v.)

1911, "castrate;" 1962, "remove distinct sexual qualities, minimize sex appeal;" see de- + sex. Related: Desexed; desexing

updated on July 30, 2018

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Definitions of desex from WordNet

desex (v.)
make infertile;
Synonyms: sterilize / sterilise / unsex / desexualize / desexualise / fix
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.