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



BrE BrE//ɡlænz//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡlænz//
(pl. glandes
BrE BrE//ˈɡlændiːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlændiːz//
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the round part at the end of a man’s penis or a woman’s clitoris Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘acorn’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: glans