Definition of sodomite in English:

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sodomite

Pronunciation: /ˈsädəˌmīt/

noun

A person who engages in sodomy.

Derivatives

sodomitic

Pronunciation: /ˌsädəˈmitik/
adjective

sodomitical

Pronunciation: /ˌsädəˈmidik(ə)l/
adjective

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'sodomy'): via Old French from late Latin Sodomita, from Greek Sodomitēs 'inhabitant of Sodom'.

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Syllabification: sod·om·ite

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