- of or relating to a species having male, female, and hermaphrodite flowers on different plants.
Origin of trioecious
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- a variant spelling of trioecious
- (of a plant species) having male, female, and hermaphrodite flowers in three different plants
Word Origin for trioecious
C18: from New Latin trioecia, from Greek tri- + oikos house
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