Definition of per anum in English:

per anum

adverb

  • By the anus; now frequently in relation to sexual intercourse.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From classical Latin per ānum by the anus (in medical context) from per + ānum, accusative of ānus.

Pronunciation

per anum

/pər ˈeɪnəm/