[ muh-nan-druhs ]
/ məˈnæn drəs /
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of, relating to, or characterized by monandry.
- (of a flower) having only one stamen.
- (of a plant) having such flowers.
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How to use monandrous in a sentence
We belong, to speak plainly, to a species of animals which nature intends to be monogamous and monandrous.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
British Dictionary definitions for monandrous
/ (mɒˈnændrəs) /
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
Derived forms of monandrousmonandry, noun
Word Origin for monandrous
C19: from mono- + -androus
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