Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Composed of solitary parts, as a flower with one sepal, one petal, one stamen, and one pistil.
  • adj. Having only one joint; said of the foot of certain insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Composed of solitary parts, as a flower with one sepal, one petal, one stamen, and one pistil.
  • adj. Having but one joint; -- said of the foot of certain insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, having the tarsi single-jointed; uniarticulate, as a tarsus; specifically, of or pertaining to the Monomera.
  • In botany, having but one member in each cycle (pistil, stamen, petal, or sepal): said of a flower. Compare dimerous, 2.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek single, alone + part. (Wiktionary)

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