relating to cross-fertilization in plants
Pertains to noun: ↑allogamy
Derivationally related forms: ↑allogamy

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\\əˈlägəməs, aˈ-\ adjective
Etymology: all- + -gamous
: reproducing by cross-fertilization

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allogˈamous adjective
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Main Entry:allo-

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