exogamy vs intermarriage what difference

what is difference between exogamy and intermarriage

English

Etymology

From exo- +‎ -gamy. The term was coined by John Ferguson McLennan in his Studies in Ancient History, page 25.

Noun

exogamy (countable and uncountable, plural exogamies)

  1. marriage to a person belonging to a tribe or group other than one’s own as required by custom or law
  2. (biology) the fusion of two unrelated gametes

Synonyms

  • (marriage): See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Antonyms

  • (marriage): endogamy; see also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Related terms

  • exogamous

Translations

See also

  • intermarriage

References



English

Etymology

inter- +‎ marriage

Noun

intermarriage (countable and uncountable, plural intermarriages)

  1. Marriage between people belonging to different groups, such as different racial, ethnic, or religious groups; mixed marriage.
    During the 1960s, some Georgians opposed the intermarriage of blacks and whites.

Synonyms

  • (marriage): See also Thesaurus:intermarriage

Antonyms

  • intramarriage
  • (marriage): See also Thesaurus:intermarriage
Translations

References

  • “intermarriage”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

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