Monanthous
Monanthous \Mo*nan"thous\, a. [Mon- + Gr. 'a`nqos flower.] (Bot.) Having but one flower; one-flowered. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • monanthous — [mō nan′thəs] adj. 〚 MON + ANTHOUS〛 Bot. having only one flower, as some plants * * * mo·nan·thous (mə nănʹthəs) adj. Botany Bearing a single flower. * * * …   Universalium

  • monanthous — [mō nan′thəs] adj. [ MON + ANTHOUS] Bot. having only one flower, as some plants …   English World dictionary

  • monanthous —   a. single flowered …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • monanthous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • -anthous — a combining form meaning having flowers, of the type or number specified by the initial element, used in the formation of compound words: monanthous. [ < Gk ánth(os) flower + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • -anthous — [an′thəs] [< Gr anthos: see ANTHO ] combining form forming adjectives having flowers (of a specified kind or number) [monanthous] …   English World dictionary

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