hypogamy

noun
hy·​pog·​a·​my | \ hīˈpägəmē, hə̇ˈ- \
plural -es

Definition of hypogamy

: marriage into a lower caste, class, or social group

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History and Etymology for hypogamy

hypo- + -gamy

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“Hypogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypogamy. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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