from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cyme having a single flower on each axis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of cyme on which each single axis bears one flower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a cyme with one main axis; a uniparous cyme: a term proposed by Eichler.
mono- + (di)chasium.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From New Latin monochasium, from Ancient Greek μόνος (monos, "alone, only, sole, single") + χάσις (khasis, "chasm, separation"). (Wiktionary)