moneran

noun
mo·​ner·​an | \ mō-ˈnir-ən How to pronounce moneran (audio) , mə-\

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moneran adjective

First Known Use of moneran

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for moneran

New Latin Monera, kingdom comprising prokaryotes, ultimately from Greek monērēs single, from monos

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The first known use of moneran was in 1876

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moneran

noun
mo·​ner·​an | \ mō-ˈnir-ən How to pronounce moneran (audio) , mə-\

Kids Definition of moneran

: any member of the kingdom of living things (as bacteria) consisting of a single simple cell that lacks a nucleus

moneran

noun
mo·​ne·​ran | \ mə-ˈnir-ən How to pronounce moneran (audio) \

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