Words ending with gamy

Meaning of Allogamy

Allogamy means: Fertilization of the pistil of a plant by pollen from another of the same species; cross-fertilization.

Meaning of Apogamy

Apogamy means: The formation of a bud in place of a fertilized ovule or oospore.

Meaning of Autogamy

Autogamy means: Self-fertilization, the fertilizing pollen being derived from the same blossom as the pistil acted upon.

Meaning of Bigamy

Bigamy means: The offense of marrying one person when already legally married to another.

Meaning of Cenogamy

Cenogamy means: The state of a community which permits promiscuous sexual intercourse among its members, as in certain societies practicing communism.

Meaning of Coenogamy

Coenogamy means: The state of a community which permits promiscuous sexual intercourse among its members; -- as in certain primitive tribes or communistic societies.

Meaning of Deuterogamy

Deuterogamy means: A second marriage, after the death of the first husband of wife; -- in distinction from bigamy, as defined in the old canon law. See Bigamy.

Meaning of Dichogamy

Dichogamy means: The condition of certain species of plants, in which the stamens and pistil do not mature simultaneously, so that these plants can never fertilize themselves.

Meaning of Digamy

Digamy means: Act, or state, of being twice married; deuterogamy.

Meaning of Endogamy

Endogamy means: Marriage only within the tribe; a custom restricting a man in his choice of a wife to the tribe to which he belongs; -- opposed to exogamy.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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