adj. [Gr. monos, single; onyx, claw]
Pertains to organisms having a single or uncleft claw.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mononychous — mon·on·y·chous …   English syllables

  • mononychous — məˈnänə̇kəs, (ˈ)mä|nä , (ˈ)mō|nä ; |mänə|nikəs, |mōn adjective Etymology: mon + onych + ous : having an uncleft claw used of an insect …   Useful english dictionary

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