Meaning of telegony in English:

telegony

Pronunciation /tɪˈlɛɡəni/ /tɪˈlɛɡ(ə)ni/

noun

historical Biology
  • The (supposed) persistent influence of a previous sire on progeny of subsequent matings of the same dam with different sires.

Origin

Late 19th century. From tele- + -gony, after German Telegonie.