monoicous

adjective
mo·​noi·​cous | \ məˈnȯikəs \
variants: or less commonly monoecious \ -​nēshəs How to pronounce monoicous (audio) \

Definition of monoicous

: having archegonia and antheridia on different branches of the same plant — compare autoicous, dioicous, heteroicous, paroicous, polyoicous, synoicous

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History and Etymology for monoicous

mon- + -oicous (from Greek oikos house + English -ous)

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“Monoicous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoicous. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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