nocturnal emission


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nocturnal emission

n.
An involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.
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noctur′nal emis′sion


n.
involuntary ejaculation of semen during sleep.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.nocturnal emission - ejaculation during sleep (usually during a dream)
wet dream - an erotic dream (usually at night) accompanied by the (nocturnal) emission of semen
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