Meaning of metaxenia in English:

metaxenia

noun

Botany
  • The effect of pollen on parts of the seed and fruit other than the embryo and endosperm.

Pronunciation

metaxenia

/ˌmɛtəˈziːnɪə/ /ˌmɛtəˈzɛnɪə/

Origin

1920s. From meta- + xenia.