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endogamy

en·dog·a·my

endogamy

 
pronunciation:
en da g mi
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: marriage within one's own class, clan, caste, tribe, or other social unit. (Cf. exogamy.)
definition 2: the fertilization of a flower by pollen from another flower on the same plant.
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derivations: endogamic (adj.), endogamous (adj.)
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