copulate


cop·u·late

vi \ˈkäp-yə-ˌlāt\
cop·u·lat·edcop·u·lat·ing

Definition of COPULATE

1
: to engage in sexual intercourse
2
of gametes : to fuse permanently—compare conjugate 1
cop·u·la·tion \ˌkäp-yə-ˈlā-shən\ noun
cop·u·la·to·ry \ˈkäp-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective

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