Pronunciation Noun
  1. plural form of loin
  2. (Bible, euphemism) The pubic region.
    1. The reproductive organs.
      1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, 1 Kings 8:19 ↗:
      Neuertheleſſe, thou ſhalt not build the houſe, but thy ſonne that ſhall come foorth out of thy loynes, hee ſhall build the house vnto my Name.
Related terms Translations
  • French: lombes, reins
  • German: Leistenbereich
  • Italian: reni
  • Russian: поясни́ца
  • Spanish: entrañas, verija

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