Definitions of circumcision
  1. noun
    the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
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    Berit, Berith, Bris, Briss, Brith
    the Jewish rite of circumcision performed on a male child on the eighth day of his life
    type of:
    religious rite, rite
    an established ceremony prescribed by a religion
  2. noun
    the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males
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    type of:
    abscission, cutting off
    the act of cutting something off
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