Definition of sapphism in English:

sapphism

Syllabification: sap·phism
Pronunciation: /ˈsafizəm
 
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noun

formal or • humorous
  • Lesbianism.
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    • Which is why Queensland's finest are on their way to Malaysia - home of the world's only herd of wild cattle - to prove that a carefree life of leisure reduces the incidence of bovine sapphism.
    • Indeed, Australian researchers recently demonstrated that sapphism among cows may well be caused by environmental pressures and the stress of domestication.
    • Of course, it's been a few years since the press first declared that sapphism was no longer subversive but chic, and much of the fuss has subsided.

Origin

late 19th century: from Sappho + -ism.

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