monoecious


mon·oe·cious

adjective \mə-ˈnē-shəs, mä-\

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

mon·oe·cious also mon·e·cious \mə-ˈnē-shəs, mä-\

Origin of MONOECIOUS

ultimately from Greek mon- + oikos house — more at vicinity
First Known Use: 1761

mo·noe·cious

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOECIOUS

: having male and female sex organs in the same individual
mo·noe·cious·ly adverb

Variants of MONOECIOUS

mo·noe·cious also mo·ne·cious \mə-ˈnē-shəs, (ˈ)mä-\

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