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Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Biol. the supposed influence of a previous sire on the offspring of a dam with other sires. Derivatives: telegonic adj. Etymology: TELE- + Gk -gonia begetting

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Telegony Te*leg"o*ny, n. [Gr. th^le far + root of Gr. ? to be born.] (Biol.) The supposed influence of a father upon offspring subsequent to his own, begotten of the same mother by another father. -- Te*leg"o*nous, a.



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