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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An asexual reproductive cell, such as a spore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A nonsexual gamete; a gamete involved in asexual reproduction

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an asexual reproductive cell

Etymologies

From Greek agametos, unmarried, variant of agamos; see agamic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
a- +‎ gamete (Wiktionary)

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