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1. monoecious

adjective. having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal.

Synonyms

  • paroicous
  • synoicous
  • monecious
  • polygamous
  • polyoicous
  • heteroicous
  • synoecious
  • monoicous

Antonyms

  • monogamous
  • dioecian

Etymology

  • -oecious (English)
  • οἰκία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • mono- (English)
  • μόνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word monoecious


1. Adjective
But right next to such a tree might be a monoecious specimen, bearing both male or female flowers.

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