monocleid

noun
mono·​cleid
variants: or less commonly monocleide \ ˈmänəˌklīd , ˈmōn-​ \
plural -s

Definition of monocleid

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

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History and Etymology for monocleid

mon- + Greek kleid-, kleis key

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“Monocleid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monocleid. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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