Definition of sodomy in English:

sodomy

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

noun

  • Sexual intercourse involving anal or oral copulation.

Derivatives

sodomize

Pronunciation: /ˈsädəˌmīz/
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 practiced homosexual rape) (see Sodom).

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