Definition of Copulation

1. Noun. The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur.


Definition of Copulation

1. n. The act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction.

Definition of Copulation

1. Noun. The act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction. ¹

2. Noun. The coming together of male and female in the act of generation; sexual intercourse; coition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Copulation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Copulation

1. Sexual contact of a male with a receptive female usually followed by emission of sperm. Limited to non-human species. For humans use coitus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Copulation

copublishers
copublishes
copublishing
copula
copula linguae
copulae
copular
copular verb
copular verbs
copulas
copulated
copulates
copulateth
copulating
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copulative conjunction
copulatively
copulatives
copulatory
copurification
copurified
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copurify
copurifying
copy
copy-cat
copy-cats

Literary usage of Copulation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1914)
"In animals in which heat has been observed without copulation taking place, the cyclic changes in the uterus are approximately the same as in animals in ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu (1826)
"Experiment solitary touching the generating of creatures by copulation and ... Some living creatures are procreated by copulation between male and female. ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1824)
"Experiment solitary touching the generating of creatures by copulation, ... SOME living creatures are procreated by copulation between male and female ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Marriage and Divorce: With the Evidence, Practice by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1881)
"As to Procreation and copulation. 331-3386. Further Specific Doctrines. 339-340. ... Two Purposes of Marriage — (copulation and Procreation). ..."

5. The Law of Marriage and Divorce, Giving the Law in All the States and by Frank H Keezer (1906)
"A temporary or occasional incapacity for copulation is not a ground for a decree of nullity. ... The defect must be one of copulation, not of reproduction. ..."

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