of or relating to one sex only.
having only male or female organs in one individual, as an animal or a flower.
Origin of unisexual
Related formsu·ni·sex·u·al·i·ty, nounu·ni·sex·u·al·ly, adverb
First recorded in 1795–1805; uni-
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Examples from the Web for unisexual
Historical Examples of unisexual
The unisexual (male and female) flowers, may be on the same or on different plants.
Naiadace—Aquatic herbs with inconspicuous, unisexual or bisexual flowers.
But exactly the same might be said of any other tribe of unisexual animals.
Unisexual, with staminate and pistillate flowers on different individuals.
Unisexual, with staminate and pistillate flowers on the same individual.
British Dictionary definitions for unisexual
Derived Formsunisexuality, noununisexually, adverb
of or relating to one sex only
(of some organisms) having either male or female reproductive organs but not both
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Having the sex organs of only one sex; not hermaphroditic. Used of organisms.
Having stamens and pistils in separate flowers borne on the same plant; diclinous. Used of flowers.
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