} } Homothallic | Define Homothallic at Dictionary.com Thesaurus Translator Reference Word of the Day Blog Slideshows Apps by Dictionary My Account Log Out Log In follow Dictionary.com Dictionary Thesaurus Translator More... Spanish Dictionary Quotes Word Dynamo Writing Dynamo Reference Our Blog Daily Crossword Crossword Solver How Well Do You Know English Slang? Favorite Button CITE Translate Facebook Share Twitter Tweet Google+ Share homothallic [hoh-muh-thal-ik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈθæl ɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/ IPA Syllables Word Origin adjective, Mycology 1. having all mycelia alike, the opposite sexual functions being performed by different cells of a single mycelium. Compare heterothallic (def 1). 2. monoecious. Origin Expand 1900-1905 1900-05; homo- + thall(us) + -ic Related forms Expand homothallism, noun Dictionary.com UnabridgedBased on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014. Cite This Source British Dictionary definitions for homothallic Expand homothallic /ˌhəʊməʊˈθælɪk/ adjective 1. (of some algae and fungi) having both male and female reproductive organs on the same thallus, which can be self-fertilizing Compare heterothallic Derived Forms homothallism, noun Word Origin C20: from homo- + Greek thallos green shoot Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source Word of the Day Difficulty index for homothallic Few English speakers likely know this word Word Value for homothallic 21 0 Scrabble Words With Friends Related Word heterothallic Nearby words for homothallic homophonic homophonous homophony homophyly homoplastic homoplastic graft homoplasty homoplasy homoploid homopolar homopolymer homopteran homopterous homorganic homoscedastic homoserine homosexual homosexual marriage homosexual panic homosexuality homosocial homosporous homospory homostyled homotaxis homothallic homotherm homothermal homothetic homothetic transformation homotonic homotopic homotopy homotransplant homotype homotypic homotypic cortex homovanillic acid homozygosis homozygosity homozygote homozygous homozygous by descent homs homunculus homy homyel homyel' hon hon, the hon.