fellatio

[ fuh-ley-shee-oh, -lah-tee-oh, fe- ]
/ fəˈleɪ ʃiˌoʊ, -ˈlɑ tiˌoʊ, fɛ- /

noun

oral stimulation of the penis, especially to orgasm.

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Also fel·la·tion [fuh-ley-shuh n, fe-] /fəˈleɪ ʃən, fɛ-/.

Origin of fellatio

1885–90; < New Latin fellātiō, equivalent to Latin fel(l)āt(us) (past participle of fel(l)āre to suck) + -iō -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for fellatio

fellatio

fellation

/ (fɪˈleɪʃɪəʊ, fɛ-) /

noun

a sexual activity in which the penis is stimulated by the partner's mouthCompare cunnilingus

Derived forms of fellatio

fellator, nounfellatrix, fem n

Word Origin for fellatio

C19: New Latin, from Latin fellāre to suck
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Medical definitions for fellatio

fellatio
[ fə-lāshē-ō′ ]

n.

Oral stimulation of the penis.
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