Gamous definition

gəməs
Having a specified kind of reproduction or reproductive organs.

Heterogamous.

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Having a specified number of marriages.

Monogamous.

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Practicing a specified kind of marriage.

Exogamous.

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Marrying, uniting sexually.

Heterogamous, polygamous.

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Having the specified number or form of marriage.
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Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.
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Origin of gamous

  • < Gr gamos (see gamo-) + -ous

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek -gamos from gamos marriage gemə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek γάμος (gámos, “union, marriage”).

    From Wiktionary