[ mon-uh-kuhl-cher ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌkʌl tʃər /

noun Agriculture.

the use of land for growing only one type of crop.


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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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for monocultural

/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃə) /


the continuous growing of one type of crop
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