[ si-noi-kuhs ]

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

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

Other words from synoicous

  • syn·oi·cous·ly, syn·oe·cious·ly, adverb
  • syn·oi·cous·ness, syn·oe·cious·ness, noun

Words Nearby synoicous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024