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bigener

[ bahy-jee-ner, -juh- ]

noun

  1. a bigeneric hybrid, as certain orchids.


bigener

/ ˈbaɪdʒɪnə /

noun

  1. biology a hybrid between individuals of different genera


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bigener1

1825–35; < Latin: hybrid, equivalent to bi- bi- 1 + gener- (stem of genus ) genus

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bigener1

C20: back formation from bigeneric ; see bi- 1, genus

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