monoecious

adjective
mon·​oe·​cious | \mə-ˈnē-shəs, mä-\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of monoecious 

1 : having pistillate and staminate flowers on the same plant

2 : having male and female sex organs in the same individual : hermaphroditic

First Known Use of monoecious

1761, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for monoecious

ultimately from Greek mon- + oikos house — more at vicinity

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monoecious

adjective
mo·​noe·​cious
variants: also monecious \mə-​ˈnē-​shəs, (ˈ)mä-​ \

Medical Definition of monoecious 

: having male and female sex organs in the same individual

Other Words from monoecious

monoeciously adverb

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