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



BrE BrE//ˈmɜːkɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɜːrkɪn//
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an artificial covering of hair for the pubic area Word Origin early 17th cent.: apparently a variant of dialect malkin, diminutive of Malde (early form of the given name Maud).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: merkin