Variant of inseminate
- to sow seeds in; esp., to impregnate by sexual intercourse or by artificially injecting semen
- to implant (ideas, etc.) in (the mind, etc.)
Origin: from Classical Latin inseminatus, past participle of inseminare, to sow inch(es) from in-, inch(es) plush seminare, to sow from semen, seed: see semen
- insemination noun
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