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Definition of sodomite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sodomite

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɒdəmaɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːdəmaɪt//
 
(old-fashioned, formal)
 
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a person who practises sodomy Word Origin Middle English (in the sense ‘sodomy’): via Old French from late Latin Sodomita, from Greek Sodomitēs ‘inhabitant of Sodom’, a town in ancient Palestine.