monogoneutic

adjective
mono·​go·​neu·​tic

Definition of monogoneutic

: having only one brood in a year

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History and Etymology for monogoneutic

mon- + (assumed) Greek goneutos (verbal of Greek goneuein to produce, beget, from goneus one that begets, progenitor, father, from gonos offspring) + English -ic

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“Monogoneutic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monogoneutic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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