inseminate

[ in-sem-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF inseminate

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WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "to cast as seed," from Latin inseminatus, past participle of inseminare "to sow, implant," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + semen (genitive semenis) "seed." Meaning "to impregnate with semen" is attested from 1923. Related: Inseminated; inseminating.

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