cojones

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co·jo·nes

 (kə-hō′nāz′, kō-hō′nĕs)
pl.n. Vulgar Slang
1. The testicles.
2.
a. Boldness or courage.
b. Presumptuousness; nerve.

[Spanish, pl. of cojón, testicle, from Vulgar Latin *cōleō*cōleōn-, from Latin cōleī, testicles, perhaps a colloquial variant of *culleī and akin to culleus, leather sack, probably a borrowing from an unknown Indo-European language of the Mediterranean and akin to Greek koluthron, ripe fig (perhaps originally "sacklike thing"), koluthroi, testicles, and koleon, sheath; see coleopteran.]

cojones

(koˈxones)
pl n
1. (Anatomy) testicles
2. manly courage
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