Coition vs Copulation - What's the difference?

coition | copulation |


As nouns the difference between coition and copulation

is that coition is sexual intercourse while copulation is (countable) the act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction.

coition

English

Noun

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  • Sexual intercourse.
  • Synonyms

    * coitus

    copulation

    English

    Noun

  • (countable) The act of coupling or joining; union; conjunction.
  • (uncountable) Sexual procreation between a man and a woman or transfer of the sperm from male to female; usually applied to the mating process in nonhuman animals; coitus; coition.
  • Synonyms

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