agamospecies

noun

aga·​mo·​spe·​cies
¦a-gə-mō-¦spē-(ˌ)shēz,
-(ˌ)sēz
: a group of obviously related asexually reproducing biotypes regarded as a group equivalent to a species

Word History

Etymology

agamo- + species

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agamospecies was in 1929

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“Agamospecies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agamospecies. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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