Copulatory Cop"u*la*to*ry (k[o^]p"[-u]*l[.a]*t[-o]*r[y^]), a. 1. Pertaining to copulation; tending or serving to unite; copulative. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Used in sexual union; as, the copulatory organs of insects. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • copulatory — copulate ► VERB ▪ have sexual intercourse. DERIVATIVES copulation noun copulatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin copulare fasten together …   English terms dictionary

  • copulatory — adjective see copulate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copulatory — See copulation. * * * …   Universalium

  • copulatory — adjective Pertaining to copulation …   Wiktionary

  • copulatory — adj. linking, creating a connection …   English contemporary dictionary

  • copulatory — cop·u·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • copulatory — adjective of or relating to coitus or copulation • Syn: ↑coital • Pertains to noun: ↑copulation, ↑coitus (for: ↑coital) • Derivationally related forms: ↑copulate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • copulatory chamber — (ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta) An invagination containing the male pore that reaches through the body wall into the coelom; bursa copulatrix; copulatory pouch …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • copulatory sac — Bursa copulatrix, copulatory pouch, seminal receptacle, seminal bursa …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • copulatory setae — См. copulatory chaetae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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