monas

[ mon-as, moh-nas ]
/ ˈmɒn æs, ˈmoʊ næs /
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noun, plural mon·a·des [mon-uh-deez] /ˈmɒn əˌdiz/.


Nearby words

  1. monarchy,
  2. monarda,
  3. monarthric,
  4. monarthritis,
  5. monarticular,
  6. monash,
  7. monaster,
  8. monasterial,
  9. monastery,
  10. monastic

Origin of monas

< Late Latin < Greek monás; cf. monad

Mona

[ moh-nuh ]
/ ˈmoʊ nə /

noun

a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for monas

monas

/ (ˈmɒnæs, ˈməʊ-) /

noun plural monades (ˈmɒnəˌdiːz)

another word for monad (def. 1), monad (def. 2)

mona

/ (ˈməʊnə) /

noun

a W African guenon monkey, Cercopithecus mona, with dark fur on the back and white or yellow underparts

Word Origin for mona

C18: from Spanish or Portuguese: monkey

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Word Origin and History for monas

Mona

fem. proper name, from Irish Muadhnait, diminutive of muadh "noble."

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