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- n. impregnation by external contact, without intromission
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Impregnation by external contact, without intromission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In physiology, impregnation by external contact merely, as in most fishes, and not by intromission.
- n. In botany: The impregnation of plants by the falling of the pollen on the pistils. The insertion of one part of a plant into another.
Latin adosculari, adosculatum, to kiss. See osculate. (Wiktionary)
n. - doctrine that Christ was Son of God by adoption and not birth. adoptionist, adosculation