moneron

noun
mo·​ne·​ron | \ məˈniˌrän \
plural monera\ -​irə \

Definition of moneron

: a postulated primitive ancestral mass of protoplasm lacking a nucleus

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History and Etymology for moneron

New Latin, modification of Greek monērēs solitary, singular, from monos single, alone

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“Moneron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moneron. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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