carnal intercourse definition, carnal intercourse meaning | English dictionary

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carnal  


      adj   relating to the appetites and passions of the body; sensual; fleshly  
     (C15: from Late Latin: relating to flesh, from Latin caro flesh)  
  carnalist      n  
  carnality      n  
  carnally      adv  


carnal knowledge  
      n     (Chiefly law)  
1    sexual intercourse  
2    have carnal knowledge of   to have sexual intercourse with  
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