couplement

noun
cou·​ple·​ment | \ ˈkə-pəl-mənt How to pronounce couplement (audio) \

Definition of couplement

archaic
: the act or result of coupling

First Known Use of couplement

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for couplement

Middle French, from Old French cupler to join, from Latin copulare, from copula

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“Couplement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/couplement. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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