monocarpic

adjective
mono·car·pic | \-ˈkär-pik \

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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