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copula

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noun cop·u·la \ˈkä-pyə-lə\

Definition of copula

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



Origin and Etymology of copula

Latin, bond — more at couple


First Known Use: 1619


Medical Dictionary

copula

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noun cop·u·la \ˈkäp-yə-lə\

Medical Definition of copula

plural

copulas

also

copulae

\-ˌlē\play
  1. 1:  a connecting anatomical structure

  2. 2:  sexual union :  copulation




Learn More about copula

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of copula Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about copula


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