Definition of allogroom
- A female rhesus monkey may allogroom the male as a means of overcoming his aggression.
- —Desmond Morris, Primate Ethology, 2005
- However, allogrooming is one of the most easily ritualized of all social behaviors, and it has been repeatedly and consistently transformed into conciliatory and bonding signals.
- —Edward O. Wilson, Sociobiology, 1980
- Several days after parturition, the mare and foal begin to allogroom.
- —George H. Waring, Horse Behavior, 2003