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mating

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

sexual union involving penetration of the vagina by the penis
  • if the mare doesn't get pregnant from this mating, you don't have to pay for the second try

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mating

verb
present participle of mate

Synonyms of mating (Entry 2 of 2)

to engage in sexual intercourse
  • cats conceive almost every time they mate

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“Mating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mating. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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