apomict

play
noun apo·mict \ˈa-pə-ˌmikt\

Definition of apomict

  1. :  one produced or reproducing by apomixis

apomictic

play \ˌa-pə-ˈmik-tik\ adjective

apomictically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of apomict

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


First Known Use: 1930


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up apomict? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!