homogamy

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Etymology[edit]

homo- +‎ -gamy

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Noun[edit]

homogamy (uncountable)

  1. (botany) fertilization of a flower by pollen from the same plant
  2. (biology) breeding between similar individuals; inbreeding
  3. (sociology) marriage or other union between similar people, or people of the same sex

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