cou·​ple·​ment ˈkə-pəl-mənt How to pronounce couplement (audio)
: the act or result of coupling

Word History


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

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of couplement was in 1548

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Cite this Entry

“Couplement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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