Definition of sodomy in English:

sodomy

noun

  • Sexual intercourse involving anal or oral copulation.

    anal intercourse, anal sex, buggery, pedication
    View synonyms

Origin

Middle English: from medieval Latin sodomia, from late Latin peccatum Sodomiticum ‘sin of Sodom’ (after Gen. 19:5, which implies that the men of Sodom practiced homosexual rape) (see Sodom).

Pronunciation

sodomy

/ˈsɑdəmi//ˈsädəmē/