autecism

autecism

[aw-tee-siz-uhm]
noun

autecious [aw-tee-shuhs] , adjective
auteciously, adverb
auteciousness, noun
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autoecious or autecious (ɔːˈtiːʃəs)
 
adj
1.  Compare heteroecious (of parasites, esp the rust fungi) completing the entire life cycle on a single species of host
2.  (of plants, esp mosses) having male and female reproductive organs on the same plant
 
[C19: from auto- + -oecious, from Greek oikia house]
 
autecious or autecious
 
adj
 
[C19: from auto- + -oecious, from Greek oikia house]
 
au'toecism or autecious
 
n
 
au'tecism or autecious
 
n

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