monocarpic

adjective
mono·​car·​pic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈkär-pik How to pronounce monocarpic (audio) \

Definition of monocarpic

: bearing fruit but once and then dying

First Known Use of monocarpic

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monocarpic

probably from New Latin *monocarpicus, from mon- + -carpicus -carpic

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“Monocarpic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monocarpic. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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