monotocous definition

  • adjective:
    • Bearing good fresh fruit only one time; monocarpic.
    • Laying one egg; uniparous.
    • Bearing good fresh fruit but as soon as; monocarpic.
    • Uniparous; laying an individual egg.
  • others:
    • In zoology, having only one at a birth; uniparous, given that person types often is; laying but one egg before incubating, as sundry birds.
    • In botany, bearing progeny (fruiting) only once, like in annuals or biennials: same as monocarpous. Also monotokous.

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