agamous

adjective

ag·​a·​mous
ˈa-gə-məs
1
: of or relating to agamy
2
: agamic

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Greek ágamos "unmarried, single," from a- a- entry 2 + -gamos (derivative of gámos "marriage")

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of agamous was in 1816

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“Agamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agamous. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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