Etymology
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sodomy (n.)

c. 1300, "unnatural sexual relations," such as those imputed to the inhabitants of Biblical Sodom, especially between persons of the same sex but also with beasts, from Old French sodomie, from Late Latin peccatum Sodomiticum "anal sex," literally "the sin of Sodom," from Latin Sodoma. In Middle English also synne Sodomyke (early 14c.).

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Definitions of sodomy

sodomy (n.)
sexual activity between a person and an animal;
Synonyms: bestiality / zooerastia / zooerasty
sodomy (n.)
intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman;
Synonyms: buggery / anal sex / anal intercourse
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