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epigamic

[ ep-i-gam-ik ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈgæm ɪk /
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adjective Zoology.
serving to attract a mate, as the colors of certain birds.
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Origin of epigamic

First recorded in 1885–90; from Greek epígam(os) “marriageable” (see epi-, -gamous) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for epigamic

epigamic
/ (ˌɛpɪˈɡæmɪk) /

adjective
zoology attractive to the opposite sexepigamic coloration
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