copulate

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Latin copulare ‎(to couple) perfect participle from stem copulat-

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copulate ‎(third-person singular simple present copulates, present participle copulating, simple past and past participle copulated)

  1. To engage in sexual intercourse.

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copulate ‎(not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Joined; associated; coupled.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. (grammar) Joining subject and predicate; copulative.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of F. A. March to this entry?)

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