[si-noi-kuh s]

adjective Botany.

having male and female flowers on one head, as in many composite plants.

Also synecious, syn·oe·cious [si-nee-shuh s] /sɪˈni ʃəs/.

Origin of synoicous

1860–65; < Greek sýnoikos dwelling in the same house, equivalent to syn- syn- + oik- (base of oîkos, oikía house, oikeîn to dwell) + -os adj. suffix; see -ous
Related formssyn·oi·cous·ly, syn·oe·cious·ly, adverbsyn·oi·cous·ness, syn·oe·cious·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019