bureaugamy etymology

English word bureaugamy comes from English bureau, English -gamy

Detailed word origin of bureaugamy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bureau English (eng) (US) A chest of drawers for clothes.. (chiefly, British) A desk, usually with a cover and compartments that are located above the level of the writing surface rather than underneath, and often used for storing papers.. An administrative unit of government; office.. An office (room where clerical or professional duties are performed).. An organization or office for collecting or providing [...]
-gamy English (eng) (biology) Used to form nouns describing forms of fertilization, pollination or reproduction.. Used to form nouns describing forms of marriage.
bureaugamy English (eng) Marriage (literal or metaphorical) to a bureaucracy.

Words with the same origin as bureaugamy

Descendants of -gamy
adelphogamy allogamy anemogamy anisogamous anisogamy apogamic deuterogamy dichogamy geitonogamy herkogamous herkogamy hierogamy hologamy hypergamy hypogamy isogamy karyogamic karyogamy octogamy oogamous oogamy plasmogamic sologamy zoögamy