semelparous

/ (ˈsɛməlˌpærəs) /

adjective

Also: hapaxanthic, monocarpic (of a plant) producing flowers and fruit only once before dying
(of an animal) producing offspring only once during its lifetime

Nearby words

  1. semeiology,
  2. semeiotic,
  3. semeiotics,
  4. semele,
  5. semelincident,
  6. sememe,
  7. semen,
  8. semenuria,
  9. semeru,
  10. semester

Derived Formssemelparity, noun

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