apogamy

noun

apog·​a·​my ə-ˈpä-gə-mē How to pronounce apogamy (audio)
: development of a sporophyte from a gametophyte without fertilization

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First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apogamy was in 1878

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“Apogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apogamy. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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