- a combining form occurring in loanwords from Latin (universe), used, with the meaning “one,” in the formation of compound words (unicycle).
Origin of uni-
< Latin ūni- combining form of ūnus one; see -i-
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- consisting of, relating to, or having only oneunilateral; unisexual
from Latin ūnus one
Word Origin and History for uni-
word-forming element meaning "having one only," from Latin uni-, comb. form of unus (see one).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Single; one:univalent.