Latin, literally "seed of plants, animals, or people; race, inborn characteristic; posterity, progeny, offspring," figuratively "origin, essence, principle, cause." In other words, semen is not just a fluid in masculine bodies. Semen refers to the sexual energy of any creature or entity. In Gnosis, "semen" is a term used for the sexual energy of both masculine and feminine bodies. For a complete definition, see: What is Semen?.