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monecious

[muh-nee-shuh s, moh-] /məˈni ʃəs, moʊ-/
adjective
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Examples for monecious
  • Pollination usually occurs between plants, but self-pollination may occur on monecious plants.
  • However, some monecious plants may be found within a population.
British Dictionary definitions for monecious

monecious

/mɒˈniːʃəs/
adjective
1.
a variant spelling of monoecious
Derived Forms
moneciously, adverb

monoecious

/mɒˈniːʃəs/
adjective
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
Compare dioecious
Derived Forms
monoeciously, moneciously, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin monoecia, from mono- + Greek oikos house
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monecious in Medicine

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

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