xenogamy

[zuh-nog-uh-mee]
Compare geitonogamy.

Origin of xenogamy

First recorded in 1875–80; xeno- + -gamy
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British Dictionary definitions for xenogamy

xenogamy

noun
  1. botany another name for cross-fertilization
Derived Formsxenogamous, adjective
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