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ejaculate

[ verb ih-jak-yuh-leyt; noun ih-jak-yuh-lit ]
/ verb ɪˈdʒæk yəˌleɪt; noun ɪˈdʒæk yə lɪt /
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verb (used with object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.

to utter suddenly and briefly; exclaim.
to eject (semen).
to eject suddenly and swiftly; discharge.

verb (used without object), e·jac·u·lat·ed, e·jac·u·lat·ing.

to eject semen.

noun

the semen emitted in an ejaculation.

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Origin of ejaculate

1570–80; <Latin ējaculātus (past participle of ējaculārī) shot out, equivalent to ē-e-1 + jacul(um) javelin (jac(ere) to throw + -ulum-ule) + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM ejaculate

un·e·jac·u·lat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ejaculate

ejaculate

verb (ɪˈdʒækjʊˌleɪt)

to eject or discharge (semen) in orgasm
(tr) to utter abruptly; blurt out

noun (ɪˈdʒækjʊlɪt)

another word for semen

Derived forms of ejaculate

ejaculator, noun

Word Origin for ejaculate

C16: from Latin ējaculārī to hurl out, from jaculum javelin, from jacere to throw
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Medical definitions for ejaculate

ejaculate
[ ĭ-jăkyə-lāt′ ]

v.

To eject or discharge abruptly, especially to discharge semen in orgasm.

n.

Semen ejaculated in orgasm.
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