xenogamy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Greek ξένος (stranger) + Greek γάμος (marriage). Or xeno- +‎ -gamy in modern terms.

Noun[edit]

xenogamy (uncountable)

  1. (botany) The transfer of pollen from the anthers of one plant to the stigma of another; cross-pollination.

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