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monopode

[mon-uh-pohd] /ˈmɒn əˌpoʊd/
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
1810-1820
1810-20; < Late Latin monopodius one-footed, equivalent to monopod- (< Greek; see mono-, -pod) + -ius adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for monopode

monopode

/ˈmɒnəˌpəʊd/
noun
1.
a member of a legendary one-legged race of Africa
2.
another word for monopodium
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin monopodius
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