Definitions

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  • adj. Not capable of self-fertilization; said of hermaphrodite flowers in which some structural obstacle prevents autogamy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not capable of self-fertilization; -- said of hermaphrodite flowers in which some structural obstacle forbids autogamy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by hercogamy, as a flower.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek a fence + marriage.

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