- of, relating to, or characterized by monandry.
- (of a flower) having only one stamen.
- (of a plant) having such flowers.
Origin of monandrous
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Historical Examples of monandrous
We belong, to speak plainly, to a species of animals which nature intends to be monogamous and monandrous.Freeland
- having or preferring only one male sexual partner over a period of time
- (of plants) having flowers with only one stamen
- (of flowers) having only one stamen
Word Origin for monandrous
C19: from mono- + -androus
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