Definition of sac noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sæk//
; NAmE NAmE//sæk//
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a part inside the body of a person, an animal or a plant, that is shaped like a bag, has thin skin around it, and contains liquid or air Word Originmid 18th cent. (as a term in biology): from French sac or Latin saccus ‘sack, bag’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sac

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