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androdioecious

[ an-droh-dahy-ee-shuhs ]
/ ˌæn droʊ daɪˈi ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.

having staminate and monoclinous flowers on separate plants of the same species.

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Origin of androdioecious

First recorded in 1875–80; andro- + dioecious
an·dro·di·oe·cism [an-droh-dahy-ee-siz-uhm], /ˌæn droʊ daɪˈi sɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for androdioecious

androdioecious
/ (ˌændrəʊdaɪˈiːʃəs) /

adjective

(of a plant species) having hermaphrodite and male flowers on separate plants
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