plural noun Mono·cyc·li·ca

Definition of Monocyclica

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Crinoidea comprising forms in which the cup of the calyx has a single basal series of ossicles

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of monocyclica

New Latin, from mon- + Latin cyclica, neuter plural of cyclicus cyclic — more at cyclic

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Monocyclica? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!