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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: sodomie, from Late Latin Sodoma 'Sodom', (in the Bible) city destroyed by God for the %homosexual practices of its men

sodomy

noun
     
sod‧o‧my [uncountable]
formal or law a sexual act in which a man puts his sex organ into someone's anus, especially that of another man [= buggery]
sodomize verb [transitive]

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