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fellatio

[fuh-ley-shee-oh, -lah-tee-oh, fe-]
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noun
  1. 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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Historical Examples

  • Fellatio has also been equally well known, in both ancient and modern times, especially as practiced by inverted men.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)

    Havelock Ellis


British Dictionary definitions for fellatio

fellatio

fellation

noun
  1. a sexual activity in which the penis is stimulated by the partner's mouthCompare cunnilingus
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Derived Formsfellator, nounfellatrix, fem n

Word Origin

C19: New Latin, from Latin fellāre to suck
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Word Origin and History for fellatio

n.

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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fellatio in Medicine

fellatio

(fə-lāshē-ō′)
n.
  1. Oral stimulation of the penis.
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