agamous etymology

English word agamous comes from English a-, English -gamous

Detailed word origin of agamous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
a- English (eng) (no longer productive) Away from. [First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) forming words with the sense of wholly, or utterly out[First attested from around 1150 to 1350.] (no longer productive) Of, from. [First attested prior to 1150.] Not, without, opposite of. (no longer productive) Towards; Used to indicate direction, reduction to, increase to, change into, or [...]
-gamous English (eng) Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.. Having the specified number or form of marriage.
agamous English (eng) (biology) Having no visible sex organs; asexual or cryptogamous.

Words with the same origin as agamous

Descendants of a-
abe ace adrift afar afloat ahold amelia arouse ashore aside asleep
Descendants of -gamous
allogamous amphigamous anemogamous anisogamous autogamous bigamous bureaugamous cryptogamous endogamous hemigamous heterogamous hologamous homogamous hydrogamous hypergamous monogamous oogamous orthogamous polygamous pseudogamous trigamous xenogamous