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Wordnet 3.0


1. dying after bearing fruit only once;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monocarpic \Mon`o*car"pic\, Monocarpous \Mon`o*car"pous\, a. [Mono- + Gr. ? fruit: cf. F. monocarpe.] (Bot.) Bearing fruit but once, and dying after fructification, as beans, maize, mustard, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: Annual and biennual herbs are monocarpic, so also some plants of longer duration, as the century plant. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

monocarpic adj 1: dying after bearing fruit only once