uranism

noun ura·nism \ˈyu̇rəˌnizəm\

Definition of uranism

plural

-s

  1. :  a homosexual condition especially when involving physically normal males

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Origin and Etymology of uranism

German uranismus, from Urania, the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite (from Greek Ourania, from feminine of ouranios heavenly) + German -ismus -ism


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