postmating

adjective
post·​mat·​ing | \ ˌpōst-ˈmā-tiŋ How to pronounce postmating (audio) \

Definition of postmating

: occurring after mating postmating behavior of fruit flies postmating survival

First Known Use of postmating

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Postmating.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postmating. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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