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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Bearing fruit only once; monocarpic.
  • adj. Laying a single egg; uniparous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bearing fruit but once; monocarpic.
  • adj. Uniparous; laying a single egg.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In zoology, having only one at a birth; uniparous, as the human species usually is; laying but one egg before incubating, as sundry birds.
  • In botany, bearing progeny (fruiting) only once, as in annuals or biennials: same as monocarpous. Also monotokous.

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