Mono·rhi·na \ˌmänəˈrīnə, ˌmōn-, -rēnə\
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\ˌmänəˈrīnə, ˌmōn-, -rēnə\

Definition of Monorhina

  1. taxonomic synonym of cyclostomi

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Origin and Etymology of monorhina

New Latin, from mon- + -rhina, -rrhina (from Greek rhin-, rhis nose); akin to Greek rhein to flow — more at stream

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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