monomial


mo·no·mi·al

noun \mä-ˈnō-mē-əl, mə-\

Definition of MONOMIAL

1
:  a mathematical expression consisting of a single term
2
:  a taxonomic name consisting of a single word or term
monomial adjective

Origin of MONOMIAL

blend of mon- and -nomial (as in binomial)
First Known Use: circa 1706

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