[ mon-uh-huhl ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌhʌl /


(of a vessel) having a single hull.


a monohull vessel, as distinguished from a multihull vessel.


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Origin of monohull

First recorded in 1965–70; mono- + hull2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for monohull

/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌhʌl) /


a sailing vessel with a single hullCompare multihull
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