homogamous [hoh-mog-uh-muh s] Word Origin adjective
- having flowers or florets that do not differ sexually (opposed to ).
- having the stamens and pistils maturing simultaneously (opposed to ).
- Biology. pertaining to the interbreeding of individuals with like characteristics.
Origin of homogamous First recorded in 1835–45;+ Word Origin and History for homogamous adj.
1811, from+ .