Endogamy



[en-dog-uh-mee] /ɛnˈdɒg ə mi/

noun
1.
marriage within a specific tribe or similar social unit.
Compare (def 1).
/ɛnˈdɒɡəmɪ/
noun
1.
(anthropol) marriage within one’s own tribe or similar unit Compare exogamy (sense 1)
2.
pollination between two flowers on the same plant
n.

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

endogamy en·dog·a·my (ěn-dŏg’ə-mē)
n.

en·dog’a·mous adj.

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