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Sexual union   /sˈɛkʃuəl jˈunjən/   Listen
Sexual union

noun
1.
The act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes.  Synonyms: conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, union.  "The mating of some species occurs only in the spring"






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"Sexual union" Quotes from Famous Books



... is written (Acts 10:15): "That which God hath cleansed do not thou call common," i.e. unclean. There is, however, a certain uncleanness therein, resulting from sin, as far as lustful desire accompanies conception by sexual union. But this was not the case with Christ, as shown above (Q. 28, A. 1). But if there were any uncleanness therein, the Word of God would not have been sullied thereby, for He is utterly unchangeable. Wherefore Augustine says (Contra Quinque Haereses v): "God saith, ...
— Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars) - From the Complete American Edition • Thomas Aquinas



Words linked to "Sexual union" :   hybridisation, crossing, pairing, hybridizing, inbreeding, sex, service, sexual activity, interbreeding, servicing, sex activity, hybridization, union, cross, conjugation, assortative mating, disassortative mating, crossbreeding, mating, coupling, sexual practice



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