Sodomite

[ sod-uh-mahyt ]
/ ˈsɒd əˌmaɪt /

noun

an inhabitant of Sodom.
(lowercase) a person who engages in sodomy.

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Origin of Sodomite

1250–1300; Middle English <Middle French <Late Latin Sodomīta<Greek Sodomī́tēs.See Sodom, -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for Sodomite

sodomite
/ (ˈsɒdəˌmaɪt) /

noun

a person who practises sodomy
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