apo·​mict ˈa-pə-ˌmikt How to pronounce apomict (audio)
: one produced or reproducing by apomixis
apomictic adjective
apomictically adverb

Word History


probably back-formation from International Scientific Vocabulary apomictic, from apo- + Greek mignynai to mix — more at mix

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apomict was in 1930

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Cite this Entry

“Apomict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apomict. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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