Definition of Monocarpic

1. Adjective. Dying after bearing fruit only once.

Partainyms: Monocarp



Definition of Monocarpic

1. a. Bearing fruit but once, and dying after fructification, as beans, maize, mustard, etc.

Definition of Monocarpic

1. Adjective. (botany) (''of a plant'') That flowers and bears fruit only once before dying ¹

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Definition of Monocarpic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monocarpic

1. Flowering and fruiting only once during its life span. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monocarpic

monobromination
monobrow
monobrowed
monobrows
monocalcium
monocaprin
monocarbene
monocarbenes
monocarbonic
monocarboxylate
monocarboxylates
monocarboxylic
monocardian
monocarp
monocarpellary
monocarpic (current term)
monocarpic plant
monocarpous
monocarpous plant
monocarps
monocation
monocations
monocausal
monocellular
monocentric chromosome
monocephalous
monocephalus
monoceros
monochalcogenide
monochalcogenides

Literary usage of Monocarpic

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Moreover, the duration of many kinds is uncertain, while great numbers are monocarpic, that is, they flower and fruit once and then die. ..."

2. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In many species the whole plant dies down when the fruit is ripe, and a plant of this description is termed monocarpic (bearing fruit only once). ..."

3. Flora Hongkongensis: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the by George. Bentham (1861)
"monocarpic, if they die after one flowering-season. These include Annuals, which flower in the ... monocarpic plants, which require more than two or three ..."

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