uninomial

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noun uni·no·mi·al \¦yü-nə-¦nō-mē-əl\

Definition of uninomial

plural

uninomials

  1. :  a taxonomic name (such as the name of a biological species) consisting of only a single word or term :  monomial Switching binomials to uninomials would require rewriting countless classifications, textbooks, and field guides. — Marc Ereshefsky, in Philosophy of Biology, 2007

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1935

First Known Use of uninomial

1935


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