Monopody
Monopody Mo*nop"o*dy, n. [Mono- + Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot: cf. ?, ?, one-footed.] (Pros.) A measure of but a single foot. [1913 Webster]

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  • monopody — məˈnäpədē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek or Late Greek monopodia measurement by single feet, from Greek mon + pod , pous foot + ia y more at foot : a measure of a single metrical foot * * * monopodic /mon euh pod ik/, adj. /meuh nop euh dee/, n., p …   Useful english dictionary

  • monopody — monopodic /mon euh pod ik/, adj. /meuh nop euh dee/, n., pl. monopodies. Pros. a measure consisting of one foot. [1835 45; < Gk monopodía. See MONOPODE, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • monopody — mo·nop·o·dy …   English syllables

  • Monopodia — Monopodium Mon o*po di*um, n.; pl. L. {Monopodia}, E. { ums}. [L. See {Monopody}.] (Bot.) A single and continuous vegetable axis; opposed to {sympodium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monopodium — Mon o*po di*um, n.; pl. L. {Monopodia}, E. { ums}. [L. See {Monopody}.] (Bot.) A single and continuous vegetable axis; opposed to {sympodium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ums — Monopodium Mon o*po di*um, n.; pl. L. {Monopodia}, E. { ums}. [L. See {Monopody}.] (Bot.) A single and continuous vegetable axis; opposed to {sympodium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of literary terms — The following is a list of literary terms; that is, those words used in discussion, classification, criticism, and analysis of literature.: See also: Glossary of poetry terms, Literary criticism, Literary theory CompactTOC8 name=Contents… …   Wikipedia

  • monopode —   n. (creature) with one foot, especially such fabulous Ethiopian race.    ♦ monopodial,    ♦ monopodic,    ♦ monopodous, a.    ♦ monopodium, n. (pl. dia) Botany, main axis of growth.    ♦ monopody, n. verse measure of one foot …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • monopodic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|pädik adjective Etymology: monopody + ic : consisting of or relating to a single metrical foot …   Useful english dictionary

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