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monecious (mɒˈniːʃəs)
 
adj
a variant spelling of monoecious
 
mo'neciously
 
adv

monoecious, monecious or monoicous (mɒˈniːʃəs, mɒˈnɔɪkəs)
 
adj
1.  (of some flowering plants) having the male and female reproductive organs in separate flowers on the same plant
2.  (of some animals and lower plants) hermaphrodite
 
[C18: from New Latin monoecia, from mono- + Greek oikos house]
 
monecious, monecious or monoicous
 
adj
 
[C18: from New Latin monoecia, from mono- + Greek oikos house]
 
monoicous, monecious or monoicous
 
adj
 
[C18: from New Latin monoecia, from mono- + Greek oikos house]
 
mo'noeciously, monecious or monoicous
 
adv
 
mo'neciously, monecious or monoicous
 
adv

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monecious mo·ne·cious (mə-nē'shəs)
adj.
Variant of monoecious.

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Example sentences
Pollination usually occurs between plants, but self-pollination may occur on monecious plants.
However, some monecious plants may be found within a population.
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