noun amix·ia \(ˈ)āˈmiksēə\

Definition of amixia




  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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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