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homogamous

[hoh-mog-uh-muh s] /hoʊˈmɒg ə məs/
adjective
1.
Botany.
  1. having flowers or florets that do not differ sexually (opposed to heterogamous).
  2. having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously (opposed to dichogamous).
2.
Biology. pertaining to the interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; homo- + -gamous
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Examples for homogamous
  • There was mixed evidence of homogamous parenting styles within couples.
Word Origin and History for homogamous
adj.

1811, from homogamy + -ous.

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