Translation of copulation in Spanish:

copulation

cópula, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑpjəˈleɪʃ(ə)n//ˌkɒpjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    cópula feminine
    • Due to a purely biological function, a tigress in oestrus goes through an intensive mating cycle that requires, as research indicates, copulation every 15 minutes resulting in 50 or 60 encounters over a couple of days.
    • According to law you've got to disclose such a fact prior to copulation.
    • Some religious tenets and social conventions ban copulation between unmarried couples or limit coitus to certain postures or positions.
    • In the laboratory, golden egg bugs copulate repeatedly, with copulations often lasting [greater than] 10 hours.
    • Same-sex copulation and bonding are common in hundreds of species, from bonobo apes to gulls.