monecious

adjective
mon·​e·​cious

less common spelling of

1 : having pistillate and staminate flowers on the same plant
2 : having male and female sex organs in the same individual : hermaphroditic

Learn More about monecious

Statistics for monecious

Cite this Entry

“Monecious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monecious. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for monecious

monecious

Medical Definition of monecious

variant of monoecious

Comments on monecious

What made you want to look up monecious? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!