dioicous

adjective di·oi·cous \(ˈ)dī¦ȯikəs\

Definition of dioicous

  1. :  having archegonia and antheridia on separate plants — compare dioecious, heteroicous, monoicous, paroicous, synoicous

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Origin and Etymology of dioicous

New Latin dioicus, from di- + -oicus (from Greek oikos house) — more at vicinity


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