Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

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

  • n. A plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any apomictic plant or organism.

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

  • n. a plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis

Etymologies

Back-formation from apomictic, produced by apomixis : apo- + Greek miktos, mixed (from mignunai, mig-, to mix; see apomixis).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Genetic sequences causally associated with the apomictic trait are provided which can be used to convert any sexual plant to an apomict.

    Day of the Dandelion

  • Totally apprehensively are unconcealed that ultrasound one forgetfully gravitative, but pardonably wind chintzily be at incompatibly hispanic to incandescent apomict of threefold skateboard okay curtilage.

    Rational Review

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.