Definition of inseminate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inseminate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they inseminate
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪt//
 
he / she / it inseminates
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪts//
 
past simple inseminated
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪd//
 
past participle inseminated
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪd//
 
-ing form inseminating
BrE BrE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsemɪneɪtɪŋ//
 
Pregnancy
 
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inseminate somebody/something (specialist) to put sperm into a woman or female animal in order to make her pregnant The cows are artificially inseminated. See related entries: Pregnancy Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin inseminat- ‘sown’, from the verb inseminare, from in- ‘into’ + seminare ‘plant, sow’ (from semen, semin- ‘seed, semen’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inseminate