Definition of Sexual union

1. Noun. The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes. "The mating of some species occurs only in the spring"


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Literary usage of Sexual union

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1. Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism by Thomas Inman, John Newton (1884)
"We have, besides, a vase with a rod inserted, emblem of sexual union, and a cock, with wings and plumage ruffled, running after a hen in amorous heat. ..."

2. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1878)
"... Purificatory sacraments—Baptisms—Sprinklings with water and blood —Baptisms of fire—Confession—Communion—by sexual union—by dreams—by partaking of a ..."

3. The Origin and Development of Religious Belief by Sabine Baring-Gould (1892)
"... Purificatory sacraments—Baptisms—Sprinklings with water and blood —Baptisms of fire—Confession—Communion—by sexual union—by dreams—by partaking of a ..."

4. The Law of Heredity: A Study of the Cause of Variation, and the Origin of by William Keith Brooks (1883)
"... the Italian orange—The frequency of variation in organisms produced from sexual union, as compared with its infre- quency in those produced asexually, ..."

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