uni-

uni-

a combining form occurring in loanwords from Latin (universe ), used, with the meaning “one,” in the formation of compound words (unicycle ).

Origin:
< Latin ūni- combining form of ūnus one; see -i-

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uni-
 
combining form
consisting of, relating to, or having only one: unilateral; unisexual
 
[from Latin ūnus one]

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uni-
comb. form meaning "having one only," from L. uni-, comb. form of unus (see one).
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uni- pref.
Single; one: univalent.

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