apomict

[ap-uh-mikt]

noun Biology.

an organism produced by apomixis.

Nearby words

  1. apologist,
  2. apologize,
  3. apologue,
  4. apology,
  5. apolune,
  6. apomixis,
  7. apomorphine,
  8. aponeurectomy,
  9. aponeurorrhaphy,
  10. aponeurosis

Origin of apomict

1935–40; back formation from apomictic, equivalent to apo- + Greek mikt(os) mixed + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for apomict

apomict

noun

an organism, esp a plant, produced by apomixis
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