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The state or condition of being allotetraploid; the act or process of a hybrid becoming a new species by becoming an allotetraploid.
1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings Linnean Society. From allo- + tetraploidy, after allotetraploid.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.