monopode

monopode

[mon-uh-pohd]
adjective
1.
having one foot.
noun
2.
a creature having one foot.
3.
(sometimes initial capital letter) one of a fabled race of people having only one foot.
4.
Botany, monopodium.

Origin:
1810–20; < Late Latin monopodius one-footed, equivalent to monopod- (< Greek; see mono-, -pod) + -ius adj. suffix

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monopode (ˈmɒnəˌpəʊd)
 
n
1.  a member of a legendary one-legged race of Africa
2.  another word for monopodium
 
[C19: from Late Latin monopodius]

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