am·​phi·​mict | \ ˈamfəˌmikt \
plural -s

Definition of amphimict

: an individual produced by or reproducing by sexual means

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First Known Use of amphimict

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphimict

amphi- + Greek miktos blended, from mignynai to mix

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“Amphimict.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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