Hermaphroditical
Hermaphroditic Her*maph`ro*dit"ic, Hermaphroditical Her*maph`ro*dit"ic*al, a. 1. (Biol.) Partaking of the characteristics of both sexes; having male and female reproductive organs in the same plant or animal; characterized by hermaphroditism. Opposite of {dioecious}. [WordNet sense 1]-- {Her*maph`ro*dit"ic*al*ly}, adv.

Syn: monoecious, monecious, hermaphrodite. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

2. Specifically: (Botany) having pistils and stamens in the same flower. Opposite of {diclinous}. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: monoclinous. [WordNet 1.5]


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