monoecism

noun
mon·​oe·​cism | \ mə-ˈnē-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce monoecism (audio) , mä- \

Definition of monoecism

: the condition of being monoecious

First Known Use of monoecism

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Monoecism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoecism. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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