[en-dog-uh-mee] /ɛnˈdɒg ə mi/

marriage within a specific tribe or similar social unit.
Compare (def 1).
(anthropol) marriage within one’s own tribe or similar unit Compare exogamy (sense 1)
pollination between two flowers on the same plant

1865, from endogamous (1865); for which see endo- + gamete.

endogamy en·dog·a·my (ěn-dŏg’ə-mē)

en·dog’a·mous adj.


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