amixia

noun amix·ia \(ˈ)āˈmiksēə\

Definition of amixia

plural

-s

biology

  1. :  absence of interbreeding (as that resulting from geographical isolation)

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Origin and Etymology of amixia

New Latin, from Greek, purity, lack of intercourse, from amiktos unmixed, pure, unsociable (from a- 2a- + miktos mixed, from meignynai to mix) + -ia — more at mix


First Known Use: 1882


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