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sodomy

Syllabification: sod·om·y
Pronunciation: /ˈsädəmē
 
/

Definition of sodomy in English:

noun

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 practiced homosexual rape) (see Sodom).

Derivatives

sodomize

1
Pronunciation: /ˈsädəˌmīz/
verb

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