Definition of sodomy in English:

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sodomy

Pronunciation: /ˈsädəmē/

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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Syllabification: sod·om·y

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