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paroecious

paroicous (pəˈrɔɪkəs)

/ (pəˈriːʃəs) /
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adjective

(of mosses and related plants) having the male and female reproductive organs at different levels on the same stem

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Word Origin for paroecious

C19: from Greek paroikos living nearby, from para- 1 (beside) + oikos house; compare parish

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