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exogamy

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noun ex·og·a·my \ek-ˈsä-gə-mē\

Definition of exogamy

plural

exogamies

  1. :  marriage outside of a specific group especially as required by custom or law

exogamous

play \ek-ˈsä-gə-məs\ or

exogamic

play \ˌek-sə-ˈga-mik\ adjective


1865

First Known Use of exogamy

1865


Medical Dictionary

exogamy

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noun ex·og·a·my \ek-ˈsäg-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of exogamy

plural

exogamies

  1. 1:  marriage outside of a specific group especially as required by custom or law

  2. 2:  sexual reproduction between individuals (as of a particular species) that are not closely related

exogamous

\ek-ˈsäg-ə-məs\play or

exogamic

\ˌek-sə-ˈgam-ik\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of exogamy Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about exogamy


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