heterogynous

adjective
het·​er·​og·​y·​nous | \ ¦hetə¦räjənəs \
variants: or heterogynal \ -​nᵊl \

Definition of heterogynous

: having females of more than one kind bees and ants are heterogynous

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History and Etymology for heterogynous

heterogynous from heter- + -gynous; heterogynal from heterogynous + -al

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“Heterogynous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterogynous. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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