Definition of monandric in English:

monandric

adjective

  • 1Botany. Of or relating to the Linnaean class Monandria. rare.

  • 2Zoology. Of a fish species: having only one kind of male.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. In sense 1 from Monandria + -ic; compare French monandrique, and earlier monandrian, monandrous.

Pronunciation

monandric

/mɒˈnandrɪk//məˈnandrɪk/