monocleid

noun mono·cleid \ˈmänəˌklīd, ˈmōn-\
variants: less commonly

monocleide

\ˈmänəˌklīd, ˈmōn-\

Definition of monocleid

plural

-s

  1. :  a cabinet or desk in which all the drawers are locked simultaneously by one key

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Origin and Etymology of monocleid

mon- + Greek kleid-, kleis key — more at close


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