impaternate

adjective
im·​pa·​ter·​nate | \ ¦impə¦tərnə̇t \

Definition of impaternate

: fatherless as a result of parthenogenetic development

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History and Etymology for impaternate

in- entry 1 + paternal + -ate

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“Impaternate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impaternate. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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