monoalphabetic substitution

[ mon-oh-al-fuh-bet-ik, mon-oh- ]
/ ˈmɒn oʊˌæl fəˈbɛt ɪk, ˌmɒn oʊ- /

noun Cryptography.

a system of substitution that uses only one cipher alphabet in a cryptogram so that each plaintext letter is always represented by the same cipher.

Origin of monoalphabetic substitution

1935–40; mono- + alphabetic
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