monecious: denoting species in which male and female reproductive organs occur not in two different individuals but in the same individual [from Greek, monos, single + oikos, house]. Synonym, monoecious. Antonym, diecious.

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Mo*ne"cian (?), Mo*ne"cious (?), a. Bot.

See Monecian, and Monecious.


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Mo*ne"cious (?), a. Biol.

Having the sexes united in one individual, as when male and female flowers grow upon the same individual plant; hermaphrodite; -- opposed to diecious.


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