gynomonoecious

[ jin-oh-muh-nee-shuh s, gahy-noh-, jahy- ]
/ ˌdʒɪn oʊ məˈni ʃəs, ˌgaɪ noʊ-, ˌdʒaɪ- /

adjective Botany.

having both female and hermaphrodite flowers on the same plant.

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Origin of gynomonoecious

First recorded in 1875–80; gyno- + monoecious

OTHER WORDS FROM gynomonoecious

gyn·o·mo·noe·cious·ly, adverbgyn·o·mo·noe·cism [jin-oh-muh-nee-siz-uh m, gahy-noh-, jahy-] /ˌdʒɪn oʊ məˈni sɪz əm, ˌgaɪ noʊ-, ˌdʒaɪ-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gynomonoecious

gynomonoecious
/ (ˌɡaɪnəʊmɔːˈniːʃəs) /

adjective

(of a plant species) having each individual bearing both female and hermaphrodite flowers
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