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Verb: circumcise  'sur-kum,sIz
  1. Cut the skin over the clitoris
  2. Cut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys
    "During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised"

Derived forms: circumcised, circumcises, circumcising

Type of: cut, remove, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Circumcise