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homogamous

[ hoh-mog-uh-muhs ]
/ hoʊˈmɒg ə məs /
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adjective

Botany.
  1. having flowers or florets that do not differ sexually (opposed to heterogamous).
  2. having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously (opposed to dichogamous).
Biology. pertaining to the interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics.

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Origin of homogamous

First recorded in 1835–45; homo- + -gamous
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