Definition of Endogamic

1. Adjective. Characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind.

Exact synonyms: Endogamous
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Antonyms: Autogamous, Exogamous



2. Adjective. Pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe.
Exact synonyms: Endogamous
Category relationships: Anthropology
Derivative terms: Endogamy
Antonyms: Exogamous

Definition of Endogamic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endogamic

endoenthalpic
endoenzyme
endoenzymes
endoergic
endoergic reaction
endoesophagitis
endoexonuclease
endofaradism
endofullerene
endofullerenes
endofunction
endofunctions
endofunctor
endofunctors
endogalvanism
endogamic (current term)
endogamies
endogamous
endogastric
endogastritis
endogen
endogeneity
endogeneous
endogenesis
endogenetic
endogenic
endogenic toxicosis
endogenies
endogenisation

Literary usage of Endogamic

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1. Celebration Legal Essays: To Mark the Twenty-fifth Year of Service of John H by John Henry Wigmore (1919)
"The Jews appear to have been endogamic with regard to race; the prohibitions against intermarrying with surrounding nations or worshiping their gods were ..."

2. The Grammar of Science by Karl Pearson (1900)
"(b} endogamic mating, or mating within the family, brood, or clan. ... and endogamic mating in raising barriers to intercrossing I have already referred (p. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"This has led to a system of endogamic marriage which was intended to prevent the acquisition of clan rights by other clans. This system is breaking down ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1891)
"The evidence of & matriarchal and endogamic stage is stronger, and receives some confirmation from customs that survive among Russian peasants. ..."

5. A History of Matrimonial Institutions Chiefly in England and the United by George Elliott Howard (1904)
"... any cause whatever, either party may divorce the other, dividing the children between them.* The same is true of the endogamic ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... among clans in a tribe, but practically, though not wholly, endogamic as between tribes, wife and slave capture being common in places. ..."

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