pseudocopulation

noun
pseu·​do·​copulation | \ "+ \

Definition of pseudocopulation

: close association of individuals of opposite sex for the bringing together (as in the amplexus of a frog) of the eggs and sperm without actual intromission

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History and Etymology for pseudocopulation

pseud- + copulation

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“Pseudocopulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudocopulation. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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