Exogamy meaning

ĕk-sŏgə-mē
(anthropology) The custom of marrying outside the tribe, family, clan, or other social unit.
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(biology) The fusion of gametes from individuals that are not closely related, as in outbreeding.
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The custom, often inviolable, of marrying only outside one's own clan, tribe, etc.
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(bot.) Cross-pollination.
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(anthropology) The custom of marrying outside the tribe, family, clan, or other social unit.
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(biology) The fusion of gametes from individuals that are not closely related, as in outbreeding.
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Marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than your own as required by custom or law.
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(biology) The fusion of two unrelated gametes.
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Origin of exogamy

  • From exo- +‎ -gamy

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