apomict

noun
apo·​mict | \ ˈa-pə-ˌmikt How to pronounce apomict (audio) \

Definition of apomict

: one produced or reproducing by apomixis

Other Words from apomict

apomictic \ ˌa-​pə-​ˈmik-​tik How to pronounce apomictic (audio) \ adjective
apomictically \ ˌa-​pə-​ˈmik-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce apomictically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of apomict

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for apomict

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

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“Apomict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apomict. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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