agamy

[ ag-uh-mee ]
/ ˈæg ə mi /

noun

the absence of a rule dictating marriage choices within a social group.

Nearby words

  1. agamogenesis,
  2. agamogony,
  3. agamont,
  4. agamospermy,
  5. agamous,
  6. aganglionic,
  7. aganglionosis,
  8. agapanthus,
  9. agape,
  10. agapetus i

Origin of agamy

1790–1800; < Greek agamía, equivalent to ágam(os) (see agamic) + -ia -y3

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