coition

noun
co·i·tion | \ kō-ˈi-shən \

Definition of coition 

: coitus

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Other words from coition

coitional \kō-ˈish-nəl, -ˈi-shə-nᵊl \ adjective

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studied the frequency of coition in animals that mate for life

First Known Use of coition

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coition

borrowed from Late Latin coitiōn-, coitiō, going back to Latin, "encounter, conspiracy," from coi-, variant stem of coīre "to come together, meet, have sexual intercourse" (from co- co- + īre "to go") + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at issue entry 1

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The first known use of coition was in 1615

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coition

noun
co·ition | \ kō-ˈish-ən \

Medical Definition of coition 

: coitus

Other words from coition

coitional \-ˈish-nəl, -ən-ᵊl \ adjective

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