vicinism

noun
vic·​i·​nism | \ ˈvisəˌnizəm \
plural -s

Definition of vicinism

: natural cross-pollination between two species or two varieties of a plant

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History and Etymology for vicinism

International Scientific Vocabulary vicin- (from Latin vicinus neighbor) + -ism

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“Vicinism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vicinism. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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