monospermous

or mon·o·sper·mal

[ mon-uh-spur-muh s ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈspɜr məs /

adjective Botany.

having one seed.

Nearby words

  1. monosome,
  2. monosomia,
  3. monosomic,
  4. monospaced type,
  5. monospasm,
  6. monospermy,
  7. monostable,
  8. monostearate,
  9. monostich,
  10. monostichous

Origin of monospermous

From the New Latin word monospermus, dating back to 1720–30. See mono-, spermous

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British Dictionary definitions for monospermous

monospermous

monospermal

/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈspɜːməs) /

adjective

(of certain plants) producing only one seed
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