exogamy


ex·og·a·my

noun \ek-ˈsä-gə-mē\
plural ex·og·a·mies

Definition of EXOGAMY

:  marriage outside of a specific group especially as required by custom or law
ex·og·a·mous \ek-ˈsä-gə-məs\ or exo·gam·ic \ˌek-sə-ˈga-mik\ adjective

First Known Use of EXOGAMY

1865

Rhymes with EXOGAMY

ex·og·a·my

noun \ek-ˈsäg-ə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ex·og·a·mies

Medical Definition of EXOGAMY

1
: marriage outside of a specific group especially as required by custom or law
2
: sexual reproduction between individuals (as of a particular species) that are not closely related
ex·og·a·mous \ek-ˈsäg-ə-məs\ or exo·gam·ic \ˌek-sə-ˈgam-ik\ adjective

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