Definition of sodomy in English:

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sodomy

Pronunciation: /ˈsɒdəmi/

noun

[mass noun]
Anal intercourse.
Synonyms
formal intercourse per anum
North American vulgar slang reaming
gay slang a bit of ring

Derivatives

sodomize

Pronunciation: /ˈsɒdəmʌɪz/
(also sodomise) verb

Origin

Middle English: from medieval Latin sodomia, from late Latin peccatum Sodomiticum 'sin of Sodom' (after Gen. 19:5, which implies that the men of Sodom practised homosexual rape) (see Sodom).

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