dioecious

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di·oe·cious

also di·e·cious  (dī-ē′shəs)
adj.
Biology Having the male and female reproductive organs, especially flowers, on different individuals.

[From New Latin Dioecia, former class name : di- + Greek oikiā, a dwelling; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

di·oe′cism (-sĭz′əm) n.
di′oe′cy (-sē) n.

dioecious

(daɪˈiːʃəs) or

diecious

;

dioicous

(daɪˈɔɪkəs)
adj
(Botany) (of some plants) having the male and female reproductive organs in separate flowers on separate plants. Compare monoecious
[C18: from New Latin Dioecia name of class, from di1 + Greek oikia house, dwelling]
diˈoeciously, diˈeciously, diˈoicously adv
diˈoeciousness, diˈeciousness, diˈoicousness n

di•oe•cious

or di•e•cious

(daɪˈi ʃəs)

adj.
(esp. of plants) having the male and female organs in separate and distinct individuals; having separate sexes.
[1740–50; < New Latin Dioeci(a) a Linnaean class of plants having this feature]
di•oe′cious•ly, adv.
di•oe′cious•ness, n.
di•oe′cism (-sɪz əm) n.

di·oe·cious

(dī-ē′shəs)
Having male flowers on one plant and female flowers on another plant of the same species. The holly and asparagus plants are dioecious. Compare monoecious.

dioecious

A term that indicates that male and female flowers are produced on separate plants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dioecious - having male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals
monecious, monoecious, monoicous - having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal
Translations
דו-ביתי
diecodióico