circa 1836, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, from andr- + Greek oikion, diminutive of oikos house — more at vicinity
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“Androecium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/androecium. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.
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