plural -s
: the members of a population capable of exchanging genes directly or indirectly

Word History


New Latin, from Greek syngameon, syngamoun, neuter of syngameōn, syngamōn, present participle of syngamein to marry together, from syngamos united in wedlock, connected by marriage

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“Syngameon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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