[fuh-ley-shee-oh, -lah-tee-oh, fe-]
oral stimulation of the penis, especially to orgasm.
Also fel·la·tion [fuh-ley-shuh n, fe-] /fəˈleɪ ʃən, fɛ-/
Origin of fellatio
< New Latin fellātiō,
equivalent to Latin fel(l)āt(us
) (past participle of fel(l)āre
to suck) + -iō -ion
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Derived Formsfellator, nounfellatrix, fem n a sexual activity in which the penis is stimulated by the partner's mouthCompare cunnilingus
Word Origin for fellatio
C19: New Latin, from Latin fellāre to suck
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Word Origin and History for fellatio
1887, from Latin fellatus, past participle of fellare "to suck," from PIE root *dhe(i)- (see fecund). The sexual partner performing fellatio is a fellator; if female, a fellatrice or fellatrix.
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Oral stimulation of the penis.
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