apomeiotic

adjective

ap·​o·​mei·​ot·​ic
-ī¦ätik
: relating to or marked by apomeiosis : formed without meiosis

Word History

Etymology

from New Latin apomeiosis, after such pairs as New Latin hypnosis: English hypnotic

First Known Use

1968, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apomeiotic was in 1968

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“Apomeiotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apomeiotic. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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