copula


cop·u·la

noun \ˈkä-pyə-lə\

Definition of COPULA

:  something that connects: as
a :  the connecting link between subject and predicate of a proposition
b :  linking verb

Origin of COPULA

Latin, bond — more at couple
First Known Use: 1619

cop·u·la

noun \ˈkäp-yə-lə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural copulas also cop·u·lae \-ˌlē\

Medical Definition of COPULA

1
: a connecting anatomical structure
2
: sexual union : copulation

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