Dictionary.com

monoculture

[ mon-uh-kuhl-cher ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌkʌl tʃər /
Save This Word!

noun Agriculture.
the use of land for growing only one type of crop.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?
Also called mon·o·crop·ping [mon-uh-krop-ing]. /ˈmɒn əˌkrɒp ɪŋ/.

Origin of monoculture

First recorded in 1910–15; mono- + culture

OTHER WORDS FROM monoculture

mon·o·cul·tur·al, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for monoculture

monoculture
/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃə) /

noun
the continuous growing of one type of crop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK