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Of or relating to asexual reproduction; reproducing asexually.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From ancient Greek ἄγαμος unmarried + -genetic, after agamogenesis.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.