Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having stamens and pistils in separate flowers: a diclinous plant.

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  • adj. unisexual.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the stamens and pistils in separate flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In crystallography, same as diclinic.
  • In botany, having only stamens or pistils: applied to unisexual flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having pistils and stamens in separate flowers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

di-1 + Greek klīnē, bed, couch; see klei- in Indo-European roots + -ous.

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