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androgenous

[an-droj-uh-nuh s] /ænˈdrɒdʒ ə nəs/
adjective, Biology.
1.
pertaining to the production of or tending to produce male offspring.
Origin of androgenous
1750-1760
First recorded in 1750-60; andro- + -genous
Related forms
semiandrogenous, adjective
Can be confused
androgenous, androgynous.
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British Dictionary definitions for androgenous

androgenous

/ænˈdrɒdʒɪnəs/
adjective
1.
(biology) producing only male offspring
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