from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Characterized by allogamy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective botany Characterized by
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective relating to cross-fertilization in plants
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Rye, as an allogamous plant, takes pride in its role as the preserver of a significant degree of genetic variability, even as it sees its cultivation area further diminished every year.
n. - cross-fertilization. allogamous, adj. adj. - different in kind. allegeneity, n.