Definition of coition in English:

coition

noun

  • another term for coitus
    • ‘Franklin, 154 Mass. 515, 516 (‘The consummation of a marriage by coition is not necessary to its validity’).’
    • ‘More often than not, the retort to this rhetorical question involves obscene invective, drawn from the vulgar nomenclature regarding genitalia and the act of coition.’
    • ‘In the novel Larch abjures sex after contracting gonorrhoea during his sole act of coition.’
    • ‘In some other place, both within the circle and simultaneously outside it, a young man named Gary was frozen in coition with a young lady named Sarah.’
    • ‘Then we'll cap off the cozy celebration with some caressing, cuddling and coition on cotton.’
    • ‘He relaxed into the coition, laying his head upon her shoulder, slowing himself down.’
    • ‘However, she said that she hasn't had coition with Calvin in over twelve years.’

Origin

Mid 16th century (in the sense meeting or uniting): from Latin coitio(n-), from the verb coire, from co- together + ire go.

Pronunciation:

coition

/kōˈiSHən/