[ mon-uh-kahr-puh s ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈkɑr pəs /

adjective Botany.

having a gynoecium that forms only a single ovary.


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Origin of monocarpous

First recorded in 1725–35; mono- + -carpous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020