Definition of semen in English:


Syllabification: se·men
Pronunciation: /ˈsēmən


The male reproductive fluid, containing spermatozoa in suspension.
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  • The prostate produces a thick, white fluid called semen that mixes with the sperm when it is ejaculated in male orgasm.
  • The garment was taped for fibres and hairs and screened for body fluids, such as blood, semen and saliva.
  • After a few days, the body has natural ways of releasing the extra semen and sperm.


late Middle English: from Latin, literally 'seed', from serere 'to sow'.

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