Definitions

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  • adj. Consisting of a single letter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of one letter only.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of a single letter: as, Y is the uniliteral name of some moths.

Etymologies

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uni- +‎ literal

Examples

  • House and most of the other letters were not uniliteral glyphs in Egyptian: the Semitic alphabet is not derived from the existing Egyptian alphabet, but rather from the full set of hieratic hieroglyphs.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Rehabilitating Pharaoh

  • And if you are going to devalue the meaning of words, Mr Buckroyd, what's wicked is the contribution people such as you make to the ongoing British uniliteral educational disarmament.

    Wicked

  • Thus, like them, he distinguishes triliteral, biliteral, and even uniliteral roots; but contrary to them, he maintains that contracted and quiescent verbs are triliteral and not biliteral.

    Rashi

  • The vulture hieroglyph was the uniliteral sign used for the glottal sound including words such as mother, prosperous, grandmother, and ruler.

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