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dioecious

di·oe·cious (di·e·cious)

dioecious (diecious)

pronunciation:
daI i shs
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: esp. of plants, having the male and female reproductive organs in separate individuals.
derivations: dioeciously (adv.), dioecism (n.)
Word Parts
The word dioecious contains the following parts:
di-2, diplo- Greek prefix that means two, double
synonyms:
bi-, bin-, du, duo