- cœnogamy (obsolete)
cen- + -o- + -gamy, from Ancient Greek κοινός (koinós, “common”) + γάμος (gámos, “bond”).
- The state of a community which permits promiscuous sexual intercourse among its members, i.e. in which husbands and wives are shared and held in common.
- cenogamy in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
From Ancient Greek ξένος (xénos, “stranger”) + γάμος (gámos, “marriage”). Synchronically, xeno- + -gamy.
- (botany) The transfer of pollen from the anthers of one plant to the stigma of another; cross-pollination
- Cross-cultural marriage