monopod

noun
mono·pod | \ˈmä-nə-ˌpäd \

Definition of monopod 

: a one-legged support (as for a camera)

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The protesters built their tree stands in February, and another protester erected a monopod—a freestanding perch atop a tall pole—at a separate site in late March. Kathryn Miles, Outside Online, "The Forest Service Is Arresting Protestors Along the AT," 25 Apr. 2018 Like all my colleagues, I would be loaded down with cameras, lenses and monopods. Washington Post, "AP PHOTOS: Pamplona’s festival, the fiesta of a lifetime," 11 July 2017 A single-leg monopod provides adequate support while allowing you to move quickly from place to place. Fox News, "An ESPN Producer Explains How to Shoot Great Sports Video of Your Kids," 25 May 2017 Get a travel model or a monopod—something that features knobs instead of appendages. 5. Paul Sarconi, WIRED, "Shoot 360 Video Like a Pro in 6 Simple Steps," 21 May 2017 Get a travel model or a monopod—something that features knobs instead of appendages. Paul Sarconi, WIRED, "Shoot 360 Video Like a Pro in 6 Simple Steps," 21 May 2017

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First Known Use of monopod

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monopod

mon- + -pod (as in tripod)

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