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taintnoun A popular term for the mucocutaneous tissue between the anus and the scrotum or vagina; perineum.
taint(tānt) [O.Fr. teint, color, tint]
1. To spoil or cause putrefaction, as in tainted meat.
2. To contaminate.tainted, adjective
an unpleasant odor and flavor in a human foodstuff of animal origin. Caused by the ingestion of the substance, commonly a plant such as Hexham scent, or while in storage, e.g. milk stored with pineapples, or as a result of animal metabolism, e.g. boar taint.