Definition of Tribadism

1. Noun. A form of lesbianism that simulates heterosexual intercourse.

Generic synonyms: Lesbianism, Sapphism
Derivative terms: Tribadistic



Definition of Tribadism

1. Noun. Lesbianism. ¹

2. Noun. Now specifically, a form of lesbian intercourse involving the rubbing together of two partners' vulvae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tribadism

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Medical Definition of Tribadism

1. Lesbianism, particularly as practiced by a tribade. Origin: G. Tribo, to rub (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tribadism

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Literary usage of Tribadism

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"tribadism among female insane patients in insane hospitals. Out of two hundred insane patients under treatment at Pavia ten were addicted to this practice, ..."

2. Legal Medicine by Charles Meymott Tidy (1884)
"A. tribadism. Without disputing that sexual aberrations leading to unnatural and immoral practices may not be unknown between woman and woman, ..."

3. A Text-book of Legal Medicine and Toxicology by Walter Stanley Haines (1904)
"The medicolegal importance of tribadism, or Lesbian love, is comparatively slight. ... Those given to tribadism commonly resort to a minor vicious practice ..."

4. Alienist and Neurologist (1893)
"Lombroso┬ž states that tribadism has been far from infrequently observed in Italian insane hospitals. It is often introduced by nymphomaniacs, ..."

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