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monotypic

[mon-uh-tip-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈtɪp ɪk/
adjective
1.
having only one type.
2.
of the nature of a monotype.
3.
Biology. having only one representative, as a genus with a single species.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; mono- + typic
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British Dictionary definitions for mono-typic

monotypic

/ˌmɒnəʊˈtɪpɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a genus or species) consisting of only one type of animal or plant
2.
of or relating to a monotype
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mono-typic in Science
monotypic
  (mŏn'ə-tĭp'ĭk)   
Having a single form or member, especially containing no more than one taxonomic category of the next lower rank. A monotypic genus contains a single species, while a monotypic species consists of a single population that is not divided into subspecies. Compare polytypic.
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