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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of copulare 'to join', from copula; COPULA

copulate

verb
     
Related topics: Biology
cop‧u‧late [intransitive + with] technical
HB to have sex
copulation noun [uncountable]

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