bigener

bigener

[bahy-jee-ner, -juh-]
noun
a bigeneric hybrid, as certain orchids.

Origin:
1825–35; < Latin: hybrid, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + gener- (stem of genus) genus

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bigener (ˈbaɪdʒɪnə)
 
n
biology a hybrid between individuals of different genera
 
[C20: back formation from bigeneric; see bi-1, genus]

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