Coction vs Coition - What's the difference?

coction | coition |


As nouns the difference between coction and coition

is that coction is (obsolete) an act of boiling while coition is sexual intercourse.

coction

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete) An act of boiling.
  • (medicine, obsolete) digestion
  • (obsolete) The change which the humoralists believed morbific matter undergoes before elimination.
  • (Dunglison)
    (Webster 1913)

    coition

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Sexual intercourse.
  • Synonyms

    * coitus