monograph

[ mon-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

a treatise on a particular subject, as a biographical study or study of the works of one artist.
a highly detailed and thoroughly documented study or paper written about a limited area of a subject or field of inquiry: scholarly monographs on medieval pigments.
an account of a single thing or class of things, as of a species of organism.

verb (used with object)

to write a monograph about.

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Origin of monograph

First recorded in 1815–25; mono- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM monograph

mo·nog·ra·pher [muh-nog-ruh-fer], /məˈnɒg rə fər/, mo·nog·ra·phist, nounmon·o·graph·ic [mon-uh-graf-ik], /ˌmɒn əˈgræf ɪk/, mon·o·graph·i·cal, adjectivemon·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH monograph

monogram, monograph
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British Dictionary definitions for monograph

monograph
/ (ˈmɒnəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a paper, book, or other work concerned with a single subject or aspect of a subject

verb

(tr) to write a monograph on

Derived forms of monograph

monographer (mɒˈnɒɡrəfə) or monographist, nounmonographic, adjectivemonographically, adverb
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