cenogonous

adjective ce·nog·o·nous \sēˈnägənəs\
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coenogonous

\sēˈnägənəs\

Definition of cenogonous

  1. :  oviparous at one season of the year and ovoviviparous at another —used especially of certain aphids

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Origin and Etymology of cenogonous

1cen- + -gonous (from Greek gonos generation); akin to Greek genea race, family — more at kin


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