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coition

[koh-ish-uh n] /koʊˈɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; < Latin coitiōn- (stem of coitiō) a coming together, equivalent to coi- variant stem of coīre to come together (co- co- + īre to go) + -tiōn- -tion
Related forms
coitional, adjective
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coition

n.

1540s, "going together, coming together," from Late Latin coitionem (nominative coitio), noun of action from coitus, past participle of coire "to go together, come together" (see coitus). Meaning "sexual copulation" is attested in English from 1610s.

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