adjective mo·nan·drous \-rəs\

Definition of monandrous

  1. 1 [mon- + -androus] a of a plant :  having flowers with a single stamen many orchids are monandrous b of a flower :  having a single stamen

  2. 2 [Greek monandros, from mon- + -andros having (such or so many) men — more at -androus] :  of, relating to, or characterized by monandry a monandrous family system

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