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tribades (was: New Arvorec words)

From:Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>
Date:Friday, May 25, 2001, 19:23
Ferenc wrote:

> > >tryvaeth "lesbian" < English "tribade" > >I've never heard the word, "tribade"...what does it mean?
Just another not-oft used word for "lesbian" (I didn't realize it had an "e" on the end). My OED says it hails from the Greek word "tribein", "to rub". "Tribadism" is supposedly a lesbian method of intercourse. You figure it out. Kou


Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>