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autosexing

[aw-toh-sek-sing] /ˈɔ toʊˌsɛk sɪŋ/
noun
1.
breeding, especially of domestic fowl, to reveal sexual characteristics at birth or hatching in order to separate males from females.
Origin of autosexing
1935-1940
1935-40; auto-1 + sex + -ing2
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