gynodioecious

[ jin-oh-dahy-ee-shuhs, gahy-noh-, jahy- ]

adjectiveBotany.
  1. having female flowers on one plant and hermaphrodite flowers on another plant of the same species.

Origin of gynodioecious

1
First recorded in 1875–80; gyno- + dioecious

Other words from gynodioecious

  • gyn·o·di·oe·cious·ly, adverb
  • gy·no·di·oe·cism [jahy-noh-dahy-ee-siz-uhm], /ˌdʒaɪ noʊ daɪˈi sɪz əm/, noun

Words Nearby gynodioecious

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British Dictionary definitions for gynodioecious

gynodioecious

/ (ˌɡaɪnəʊdaɪˈiːʃəs) /


adjective
  1. (of a plant species) having some individuals bearing female flowers only and others bearing hermaphrodite flowers only

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