Definition of monoecious
1 : having pistillate and staminate flowers on the same plant
2 : having male and female sex organs in the same individual : hermaphroditic
Variants of monoecious
Origin of monoecious
ultimately from Greek mon- + oikos house — more at vicinity
First Known Use: 1761
Medical Definition of monoecious
: having male and female sex organs in the same individual
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