paroecious etymology

English word paroecious comes from English para-, English -oecious

Detailed word origin of paroecious

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
para- English (eng) Forming words relating to disability sport (obsolete, not productive) to guard against, to avert, to shield from; to provide protection against, defence from Parachute. (organic chemistry) In isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in opposite positions (compare ortho- and meta-.). Abnormal, incorrect. Above, beyond. Beside, near, alongside. Resembling.
-oecious English (eng) (biology) Forms adjectives describing the host of an organism.. Forms adjectives describing the arrangement of sexual organs.
paroecious English (eng) (bryology) Having the male and female reproductive organs in close proximity.

Words with the same origin as paroecious

Descendants of para-
paracentral paracopulatory paracotylar paracrystal parajump paralanguage paralegal paralinguistically paramagnet paramedic paramilitary paramorph paramutable paraneoplastic paranormal paraplegic parapsychologist parapsychology paraschoepite parasynchronized paratroops paratype paraxylene paroccipital parotid
Descendants of -oecious
autoecious dioecious heteroecious metoecious monoecious synoecious trioecious