uranism

/ (ˈjʊərænɪzəm) /

noun

a rare word for (esp male) homosexuality

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Word Origin for uranism

C20: from German Uranismus, from Greek ouranios heavenly, i.e. spiritual; compare Uranian (sense 5)
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