monandrous etymology

English word monandrous comes from English mono- (One.), English -androus

Detailed word origin of monandrous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mono- English (eng) One.
-androus English (eng) (botany) having a specified number of stamens. Having the specified number of husbands.
monandrous English (eng) (botany) Having only one stamen in each flower.. Having only one male sexual partner over a period of time.

Words with the same origin as monandrous

Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide
Descendants of -androus
anandrous diandrous gynandrous polyandrous protandrous