Definition of Nongregarious

1. Adjective. Of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies. "Solitary bees"

Exact synonyms: Nonsocial, Solitary
Similar to: Ungregarious
Derivative terms: Solitariness



Definition of Nongregarious

1. Adjective. (zoology) Not gregarious; solitary. Compare (term ungregarious). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nongregarious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nongregarious

nongraphite
nongraphitic
nongravitating
nongravitational
nongray
nongrazed
nongrazing
nongreased
nongreasy
nongreat
nongreedy
nongreen
nongreenhouse
nongregarious (current term)
nongregariousness
nongrey
nongrilled
nongrocery
nongrooming
nonground
nongroup
nongroups
nongrowing
nongrowth
nongs
nonguaranteed
nonguard
nonguarded

Literary usage of Nongregarious

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"374. ters are found among nongregarious animals and plants as well as among men and gregarious animals. The researches also supplemented historical records ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1892)
"An eminently gregarious species would offer more favorable conditions for the introduction of polygamy than a nongregarious species. ..."

3. Social Aspects of Education: A Book of Sources and Original Discussions with by Irving King (1912)
"Thus a nongregarious type may survive by having unusual reproductive powers or extraordinary fighting or defensive capacities. Among all types of animals, ..."

4. Social Aspects of Education: A Book of Sources and Original Discussions with by Irving King (1912)
"Thus a nongregarious type may survive by having unusual reproductive powers or extraordinary fighting or defensive capacities. Among all types of animals, ..."

5. Readings in Political Science by Raymond Garfield Gettell (1911)
"The nongregarious animals are governed by a force to which we apply the name of Instinct, but which, in its results, is hardly to be distinguished from Law. ..."

6. Social Aspects of Education, a Book of Sources and Original Discussions with by Irving King (1912)
"Thus a nongregarious type may survive by having unusual reproductive powers or extraordinary fighting or defensive capacities. Among all types of animals, ..."

7. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1907)
"... such as the concentration of a great number of redbirds in a small area; but this is improbable, because the redbird usually is nongregarious. ..."

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