allogamous

adjective
al·​log·​a·​mous | \ ə-ˈlä-gə-məs How to pronounce allogamous (audio) \

Definition of allogamous

: reproducing by cross-fertilization

Other Words from allogamous

allogamy \ ə-​ˈlä-​gə-​mē How to pronounce allogamous (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of allogamous

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allogamous

allo- + -gamous, probably after German allogam, allogamisch

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“Allogamous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allogamous. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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