monotropic

adjective
mono·​trop·​ic | \ -‧¦träpik \

Definition of monotropic

1 : relating to or exhibiting monotropy
2 : visiting only a single kind of flower for nectar used of an insect — compare oligotropic, polytropic

Other Words from monotropic

monotropically \ -​pə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for monotropic

mon- + -tropic

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“Monotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monotropic. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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