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autosexing

[ aw-toh-sek-sing ]

noun

  1. breeding, especially of domestic fowl, to reveal sexual characteristics at birth or hatching in order to separate males from females.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of autosexing1

First recorded in 1935–40; auto- 1 + sex + -ing 2

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