ejaculate

ejaculate

[v. ih-jak-yuh-leyt; n. ih-jak-yuh-lit]
verb (used with object), ejaculated, ejaculating.
1.
to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim.
2.
to eject (semen).
3.
to eject suddenly and swiftly; discharge.
verb (used without object), ejaculated, ejaculating.
4.
to eject semen.
noun
5.
the semen emitted in an ejaculation.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin ējaculātus (past participle of ējaculārī) shot out, equivalent to ē- e-1 + jacul(um) javelin (jac(ere) to throw + -ulum -ule) + -ātus -ate1

unejaculated, adjective
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ejaculate
 
vb
1.  to eject or discharge (semen) in orgasm
2.  (tr) to utter abruptly; blurt out
 
n
3.  another word for semen
 
[C16: from Latin ējaculārī to hurl out, from jaculum javelin, from jacere to throw]
 
e'jaculator
 
n

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ejaculate
1570s, "emit semen," from L. ejaculatus, pp. of ejaculari, from ex- "out" + jaculari "to throw, dart," from jaculum "javelin," from jacere "to throw." Only other surviving sense is "exclaim suddenly" (1660s). Related: Ejaculated; ejaculating.
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ejaculate e·jac·u·late (ĭ-jāk'yə-lāt')
v. e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing, e·jac·u·lates
To eject or discharge abruptly, especially to discharge semen in orgasm. n. (ĭ-jāk'yə-lĭt)
Semen ejaculated in orgasm.

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