Definitions

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

  • n. The inhibition of growth in one species of plants by chemicals produced by another species.

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  • n. The release by a plant of a toxin to suppress growth of nearby competing plants.

Etymologies

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

Greek allēlōn, reciprocally (from allos, another; see al-1 in Indo-European roots) + -pathy.

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allelo- +‎ -pathy

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  • the beneficial or harmful effects of one plant on another plant

    July 31, 2009