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monopode

[mon-uh-pohd]
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adjective
  1. having one foot.
noun
  1. a creature having one foot.
  2. (sometimes initial capital letter) one of a mythological people having only one foot.
  3. Botany. monopodium.

Origin of monopode

1810–20; < Late Latin monopodius one-footed, equivalent to monopod- (< Greek; see mono-, -pod) + -ius adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for monopode

monopode

noun
  1. a member of a legendary one-legged race of Africa
  2. another word for monopodium

Word Origin

C19: from Late Latin monopodius
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