Diecious means: See Dioecian, and Dioecious.
Dioecious means: Having the sexes in two separate individuals; -- applied to plants in which the female flowers occur on one individual and the male flowers on another of the same species, and to animals in which the ovum is produced by one individual and the sperm cell by another; -- opposed to monoecious.
Dioeciously means: In a dioecious manner.
Dioeciousness means: The state or quality of being dioecious.
Gynodioecious means: Dioecious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers.
Monecious means: See Monoecian, and Monoecious.
Monoecious means: Having the sexes united in one individual, as when male and female flowers grow upon the same individual plant; hermaphrodite; -- opposed to dioecious.
Precious means: Of great price; costly; as, a precious stone.
Precious means: Of great value or worth; very valuable; highly esteemed; dear; beloved; as, precious recollections.
Precious means: Particular; fastidious; overnice.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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