unicameral

[ yoo-ni-kam-er-uh l ]
/ ˌyu nɪˈkæm ər əl /
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adjective

consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.

Origin of unicameral

1850–55; uni- + Latin camer(a) chamber + -al1
Related formsu·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 Formsunicameralism, noununicameralist, noununicamerally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unicameral

unicameral


adj.

1853, from uni- "one" + Late Latin camera "chamber" (see camera).

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Medicine definitions for unicameral

unicameral

[ yōō′nĭ-kămər-əl ]

adj.

Monolocular.
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