intergeneric

adjective

in·​ter·​ge·​ner·​ic ˌin-tər-ˌjə-ˈner-ik How to pronounce intergeneric (audio)
-ˈne-rik
: occurring between or involving biological genera
an intergeneric hybrid

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intergeneric was in 1921

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“Intergeneric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intergeneric. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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