endogamous(redirected from endogamously)
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1. Anthropology The custom of marrying within a particular social or cultural group in accordance with custom or law.
2. Biology Reproduction by the fusion of gametes of similar ancestry, as in self-pollination or inbreeding.
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|Adj.||1.||endogamous - characterized by or fit for fertilization by pollen from another flower of the same kind|
|2.||endogamous - pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only within the limits of a clan or tribe|
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings