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Etymology of the English word sodomy

the English word sodomy
derived from the Old French word sodomie
derived from the Old French word Sodome
derived from the Latin word Sodoma
derived from the Greek word Sodoma, Σόδομα (Sodoma (Sedom), a place in Palestine)
derived from the Hebrew word sədom

Date

The earliest known usage of sodomy in English dates from the 13th century.

Derivations in English

sodomize

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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