from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See cross-fertilization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The fertilization of an ovum from one individual with the spermatozoa of another; cross-fertilization

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Fertilization of the pistil of a plant by pollen from another of the same species; cross-fertilization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Cross-fertilization in plants; fecundation of the ovules of one flower by pollen from another of the same species.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. cross-fertilization in plants


allo- + -gamy (Wiktionary)


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  • JM is a fan of allogamy but only of the conceptual kind.

    August 30, 2010