androgenous

[ an-droj-uh-nuh s ]
/ ænˈdrɒdʒ ə nəs /

adjective Biology.

pertaining to the production of or tending to produce male offspring.

Origin of androgenous

First recorded in 1750–60; andro- + -genous

OTHER WORDS FROM androgenous

sem·i·an·drog·e·nous, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH androgenous

androgenous androgynous
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British Dictionary definitions for androgenous

androgenous
/ (ænˈdrɒdʒɪnəs) /

adjective

biology producing only male offspring
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