noun, plural comites [kom-i-teez] .
Astronomy, companion1 ( def 6 ).
Anatomy. a blood vessel accompanying another vessel or a nerve.

1675–85; < Latin: traveling companion, probably < *com-it-s, equivalent to com- com- + -it- noun derivative of īre to go + -s nominative singular ending Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

O.E. cuman "come" (class IV strong verb; past tense cuom, com, pp. cumen), from P.Gmc. *kwem-, from PIE base *gwem- "to go, come" (cf. Skt. gamati "he goes," Avestan jamaiti "goes," Tocharian kakmu "come," Lith. gemu "to be born," Gk. bainein "to go, walk, step," L. venire "to come"). Substitution of
-o- for -u- is scribal change before minims, cf. monk, some, worm, orig. munuc, sum, wyrm. Past tense form is probably from O.N. kvam, replacing O.E. cuom. Amazingly productive with prepositions (NTC's "Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs" lists 198 combinations); consider the varied senses in come to "regain consciousness," come over "possess" (as an emotion), come at "attack," and come off "occur." For slang sexual senses, see cum.
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comes co·mes (kō'mēz)
n. pl. com·i·tes (kŏm'ĭ-tēz')
A blood vessel accompanying another vessel or a nerve.

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come definition

and cum
  1. in.
    to experience an orgasm. (There is no other single word for this meaning. Usually objectionable.) : God, I thought she'd never cum.
  2. n.
    semen. (Usually objectionable.) : Do you think cum is alive?
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