noun ad·os·cu·la·tion \(ˌ)a-ˌdä-skyə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of adosculation



  1. :  impregnation by external contact without intromission

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Origin and Etymology of adosculation

Late Latin adosculatus (past participle of adosculari to kiss, from Latin ad- + osculari to kiss) + English -ion — more at osculate

First Known Use: 1682

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