paroecious

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paroecious

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parecious

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paroicous

adj
(Botany) (of mosses and related plants) having the male and female reproductive organs at different levels on the same stem
[C19: from Greek paroikos living nearby, from para-1 (beside) + oikos house; compare parish]
paroecism nrare