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Noun: circumcision  ,sur-kum'si-zhun or 'sur-kum,si-zhun
  1. The act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
  2. The act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males
Noun: Circumcision
  1. (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    - Feast of the Circumcision, January 1

Derived forms: circumcisions

Type of: abscission, cutting off, feast day, fete day, religious rite, rite

Encyclopedia: Circumcision, female