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unicameral

[ yoo-ni-kam-er-uhl ]
/ ˌyu nɪˈkæm ər əl /
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adjective
consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.

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Origin of unicameral

1850–55; uni- + Latin camer(a) chamber + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM unicameral

u·ni·cam·er·al·ism, nounu·ni·cam·er·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unicameral

unicameral
/ (ˌjuːnɪˈkæmərəl) /

adjective
of or characterized by a single legislative chamber

Derived forms of unicameral

unicameralism, noununicameralist, noununicamerally, adverb
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Medical definitions for unicameral

unicameral
[ yōō′nĭ-kămər-əl ]

adj.
Monolocular.
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