copulation

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From Middle French copulation

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copulation (countable and uncountable, plural copulations)

  1. (countable) The act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction.
  2. (uncountable) Sexual procreation between a man and a woman or transfer of the sperm from male to female; usually applied to the mating process in nonhuman animals; coitus; coition.

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