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monocarpic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: dying after bearing fruit only once

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: probably from New Latin *monocarpicus, from mon- + -carpicus -carpic Date: 1849 bearing fruit but once and then dying

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also monocarpous) Bot. bearing fruit only once. Etymology: MONO- + Gk karpos fruit

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Monocarpic Mon`o*car"pic, Monocarpous Mon`o*car"pous, a. [Mono- + Gr. ? fruit: cf. F. monocarpe.] (Bot.) Bearing fruit but once, and dying after fructification, as beans, maize, mustard, etc. Note: Annual and biennual herbs are monocarpic, so also some plants of longer duration, as the century plant.



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