Breeding vs Homogamy - What's the difference?

breeding | homogamy |


As nouns the difference between breeding and homogamy

is that breeding is the process through which propagation, growth or development occurs while homogamy is (botany) fertilization of a flower by pollen from the same plant.

As an adjective breeding

is of, relating to or used for breeding.

As a verb breeding

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

breeding

Noun

(-)
  • The process through which propagation, growth or development occurs.
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  • The act of insemination by natural or artificial means.
  • The act of copulation in animals.
  • The good manners regarded as characteristic of the aristocracy and conferred by heredity.
  • Nurture; education; formation of manners.
  • * Shakespeare
  • She had her breeding at my father's charge.
  • Descent; pedigree; extraction.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Honest gentlemen, I know not your breeding .
  • (gay slang) Ejaculation inside the rectum during bareback anal sex, usually applied to gay pornography.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, relating to or used for breeding.
  • Your toothbrush is a breeding ground for bacteria.

    Derived terms

    * breeding ground

    Verb

    (head)
  • Through genetic manipulation and harsh training, I am breeding a species of super-dogs to take over the world.

    Anagrams

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    homogamy

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (botany) fertilization of a flower by pollen from the same plant
  • (biology) breeding between similar individuals; inbreeding
  • (sociology) marriage or other union between similar people, or people of the same sex
  • Synonyms

    * (marriage) See also

    Antonyms

    * heterogamy * (marriage) See also