synoicous

synoicous
synoicously, synoeciously, adv.synoicousness, synoeciousness, n.
/si noy"keuhs/, adj. Bot.
having male and female flowers on one head, as in many composite plants.
Also, synecious, synoecious /si nee"sheuhs/.
[1860-65; < Gk sýnoikos dwelling in the same house, equiv. to syn- SYN- + oik- (base of oîkos, oikía house, oikeîn to dwell) + -os adj. suffix; see -OUS]

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