copulation takes place in early May before the ova have grown to their full size.
Genital armature: all the processes concerned in copulation.
There are two of these vesiculae, each like a bunch of grapes, which emit the seed into the urethra in the act of copulation.
No copulation; exterior fecundation of eggs: fish, echinoderms.
Calling a natural process like copulation a sin doesn't make it so.
copulation of the mother bee, in l'Apiculteur, 6e anne, 1862.
Another cause of natural barrenness, is debility in copulation.
During the period of copulation the bucks fight a good deal.
She was again set at liberty; after twice departing, she returned with evidence of a second copulation.
The Fairies marry not; but there be amongst them Incubi, that have copulation with flesh and bloud.
late 14c., "coupling," from Middle French copulation "mating, copulation" (14c.), from Latin copulationem (nominative copulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of copulare (see copulate). Of the sex act from late 15c., and this became the main sense from 16c.
copulation cop·u·la·tion (kŏp'yə-lā'shən)
Conjugation between two cells that do not fuse but separate after mutual fertilization.