Definition of Diecious

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of dioecious) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diecious

1. dioicous [adj] - See also: dioicous

Medical Definition of Diecious

1. See dioecian, and dioecious. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diecious

die back
die down
die hard
die in the arse
die off
die on the vine
die out
dieb
dieback
diebacks
diebs
diecast
diecasting
diecasts
diecious (current term)
died
died on the vine
diedral
diedrals
diedre
diedres
dieffenbachia
dieffenbachias
diegeses
diegesis
diegetic
diegetically
diehard
diehards

Literary usage of Diecious

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The flowers are diecious, and have no perianth ; the male inflorescences are composed of a few stamens partly united at the apex of a scaly, axillary stalk, ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... particularly the bower, beset with numerous straight, axillary m.pines 2—3 in. long: fin. minute, diecious, apetalous, axillary, appearing in May to ..."

3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1891)
"Trees, with spicy aromatic bark, very mucilaginous twigs and foliage greenish-yellow naked diecious flowers (appearing with the leaves) which are ..."

4. The Wonders of the Colorado Desert (southern California) Its Rivers and Its by George Wharton James (1906)
"On the trail up Palm Canyon It is interesting to note that, unlike most fruit trees, the date is a diecious plant, that is, its flowers are borne on ..."

5. The Life and Letters of Gilbert White of Selborne by Rashleigh Holt-White (1901)
"Hops are diecious plants: hence, perhaps it might be proper, though not practiced, to leave purposely some male plants in every garden, that their farina ..."

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