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apogamy

a·pog·a·my

apogamy

pronunciation:
pa g mi
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part of speech: noun
definition: in botany, the development of a plant from a sporophyte, rather than from a union of gametophytes.
derivations: apogamous (adj.), apogamously (adv.)
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The word apogamy contains the following parts:
gam, gamo, -gamy Greek root that means marriage