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dichogamy

[ dahy-kog-uh-mee ]
/ daɪˈkɒg ə mi /
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noun
a dichogamous condition.
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Origin of dichogamy

From the German word Dichogamie, dating back to 1860–65. See dicho-, -gamy

OTHER WORDS FROM dichogamy

non·di·chog·a·my, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dichogamy

dichogamy
/ (daɪˈkɒɡəmɪ) /

noun
the maturation of male and female parts of a flower at different times, preventing automatic self-pollinationCompare homogamy (def. 2)

Derived forms of dichogamy

dichogamous or dichogamic (ˌdaɪkəʊˈɡæmɪk), adjective
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