Coition vs Commixtion - What's the difference?

coition | commixtion |


As nouns the difference between coition and commixtion

is that coition is sexual intercourse while commixtion is (obsolete) the action of mixing or blending together; commingling.

coition

English

Noun

(-)
  • Sexual intercourse.
  • Synonyms

    * coitus

    commixtion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The action of mixing or blending together; commingling.
  • (obsolete) The blending (of wines, etc.); garbling.
  • (obsolete) coition; copulation; sexual intercourse.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.6:
  • *:‘Of that commixtion they did then beget / This hellish Dog, that hight the Blatant Beast […].’
  • (obsolete) commixture; a commixed condition or state.
  • (obsolete) A mixture; a compound.
  • A technical term in Roman and Scottish law denoting a method of acquiring property by mixing or blending substances belonging to different proprietors.
  • The putting of a small piece of the host into the chalice during Mass, typifying the reunion of body and soul at the resurrection.
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