agamic

adjective
agam·​ic | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈga-mik How to pronounce agamic (audio) \

Definition of agamic

First Known Use of agamic

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agamic

French agame "asexual" (borrowed from Greek ágamos "unmarried, single," from a- a- entry 2 + -gamos, derivative of gámos "wedding, marriage" ) + -ic entry 1 — more at -gamous

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“Agamic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agamic. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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agamic

adjective
agam·​ic | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈgam-ik How to pronounce agamic (audio) \

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agamically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce agamic (audio) \ adverb

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