cryptogamous etymology

English word cryptogamous comes from English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.), English -gamous

Detailed word origin of cryptogamous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
-gamous English (eng) Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.. Having the specified number or form of marriage.
cryptogamous English (eng) Of or pertaining to the cryptogams.

Words with the same origin as cryptogamous

Descendants of crypto-
Cryptozoic cryptoanalytical cryptobenthic cryptobotany cryptochirality cryptochrome cryptoendolith cryptoexotic cryptoflysch cryptofunction cryptoglandular cryptogram cryptography cryptology cryptomaterial cryptophane cryptophone cryptopolyploid cryptoprocessing cryptoprotocol cryptopyrrole cryptosexist cryptotomography cryptovirological cryptozoology
Descendants of -gamous
agamous allogamous amphigamous anemogamous anisogamous autogamous bigamous bureaugamous endogamous hemigamous heterogamous hologamous homogamous hydrogamous hypergamous monogamous oogamous orthogamous polygamous pseudogamous trigamous xenogamous