monometallism


mono·met·al·lism

noun \-ˈme-təl-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of MONOMETALLISM

:  the adoption of one metal only in a currency
mono·met·al·list \-təl-ist\ noun

Origin of MONOMETALLISM

International Scientific Vocabulary mon- + -metallism (as in bimetallism)
First Known Use: 1879

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