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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: entrecours, from Latin intercursus, past participle of intercurrere 'to run between'

intercourse

noun
     
Related topics: Biology
in‧ter‧course [uncountable] formal
1 also sexual intercourse the act of having sex
2 an exchange of ideas, feelings etc which make people or groups understand each other better:
social intercourse

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