monoculture

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noun mono·cul·ture \ˈmä-nə-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of monoculture

  1. 1a :  the cultivation or growth of a single crop or organism especially on agricultural or forest landb :  a crop or a population of a single kind of organism grown on land in monoculturec :  growth consisting of a single crop, plant, or organism The plant forms a thick monoculture that cuts down on the variety of plants and birdlife in the marsh … — James Gorman

  2. 2 :  a culture dominated by a single element :  a prevailing culture marked by homogeneity

monocultural

play \ˌmä-nə-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective

1901

First Known Use of monoculture

1901


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