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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