andromonoecious

adjective
an·​dro·​mo·​noe·​cious
variants: or less commonly andromonecious \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗⸗ \

Definition of andromonoecious

: having perfect and staminate flowers on the same plant

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Other Words from andromonoecious

andromonoecism \ -​ˈnēˌsizəm \ noun, plural -s

First Known Use of andromonoecious

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andromonoecious

andr- + monoecious, monecious

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“Andromonoecious.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/andromonoecious. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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