Dioecian
Dioecian Di*[oe]"cian, Dioecious Di*[oe]"cious, a. (Biol.) Having the sexes in two separate individuals; -- applied to plants in which the female flowers occur on one individual and the male flowers on another of the same species, and to animals in which the ovum is produced by one individual and the sperm cell by another; -- opposed to {mon[oe]cious}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dioecian — di·oe·cian …   English syllables

  • dioecian — adjective having male and female reproductive organs in separate plants or animals • Syn: ↑dioecious • Ant: ↑monoecious (for: ↑dioecious) * * * (ˈ)dī|ēshən adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dioecious — Dioecian Di*[oe] cian, Dioecious Di*[oe] cious, a. (Biol.) Having the sexes in two separate individuals; applied to plants in which the female flowers occur on one individual and the male flowers on another of the same species, and to animals in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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