Gynodioecious Gy`no*di*[oe]"cious (j[imac]`n[-o]*d[-i]*[=e]"sh[u^]s), a. [Gr. gynh` a woman + E. di[oe]cious.] (Bot.) Di[oe]cious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers. [1913 Webster]

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