verb (used with object), inseminated, inseminating.
to inject semen into (the female reproductive tract); impregnate.
to sow; implant seed into.
to sow as seed in something; implant: to inseminate youth with new ideas.

1615–25; < Latin insēminātus past participle of insēmināre to implant, impregnate, equivalent to in- in-2 + sēminātus (equivalent to sēminā(re) to sow, derivative of sēmen seed (cf. semen) + -tus past participle suffix)

insemination, noun Unabridged
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inseminate (ɪnˈsɛmɪˌneɪt)
1.  to impregnate (a female) with semen
2.  to introduce (ideas or attitudes) into the mind of (a person or group)
[C17: from Latin insēmināre, from in-² + sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed]

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Word Origin & History

1623, "to cast as seed," from L. inseminatus, pp. of inseminare "to sow, implant," from in- "in" + semen (gen. semenis) "seed." Meaning "to impregnate with semen" is attested from 1923.
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inseminate in·sem·i·nate (ĭn-sěm'ə-nāt')
v. in·sem·i·nat·ed, in·sem·i·nat·ing, in·sem·i·nates
To introduce or inject semen into the reproductive tract of a female.

in·sem'i·na'tion n.
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Example sentences
The colony also has males, called drones, who serve mainly to inseminate the queen during her mating flight.
Males emerged in late afternoon and immediately began to inseminate females.
Others who inseminate cows make much less and are paid hourly.
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