2. A small merchant vessel. [Obs.] Blount.
(Mon"ger), v. t. To deal in; to make merchandise of; to traffic in; used chiefly of discreditable
(Mon"gol) n. One of the Mongols. a. Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols.
(Mon*go"li*an) a. Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols. n. One of the Mongols.
(Mon*gol"ic) a. See Mongolian.
(Mon"go*loid) a. [Mongol + -oid.] Resembling a Mongol or the Mongols; having race characteristics,
such as color, hair, and features, like those of the Mongols. Huxley.
(Mon"gols Mon*go"li*ans) , n. pl. (Ethnol.) One of the great races of man, including the greater
part of the inhabitants of China, Japan, and the interior of Asia, with branches in Northern Europe and
other parts of the world. By some American Indians are considered a branch of the Mongols. In a more
restricted sense, the inhabitants of Mongolia and adjacent countries, including the Burats and the Kalmuks.
(Mon"goose, Mon"goos) n. (Zoöl.) A species of ichneumon native of India. Applied also to
other allied species, as the African banded mongoose (Crossarchus fasciatus). [Written also mungoose,
(Mon"grel) n. [Prob. shortened fr. mongrel, and akin to AS. mengan to mix, and E. mingle.
See Mingle.] The progeny resulting from a cross between two breeds, as of domestic animals; anything
of mixed breed. Drayton.
1. (Zoöl.) Not of a pure breed.
2. Of mixed kinds; as, mongrel language.
(Mon"grel*ize) v. t. & i. To cause to be mongrel; to cross breeds, so as to produce mongrels.
('Mongst) prep. See Amongst.
(Mon"ied) a. See Moneyed.
(Mo*nif"i*er) n. [NL., fr. L. monile necklace + ferre to bear.] (Paleon.) A fossil fish.
(Mo*nil"i*form) a. [L. monile necklace + -form: cf. F. moniliforme.] (Biol.) Joined or constricted,
at regular intervals, so as to resemble a string of beads; as, a moniliform root; a moniliform antenna.
See Illust. of Antenna.
(Mon"i*ment) n. [L. monimentum, monumentum. See Monument.] Something to preserve
memory; a reminder; a monument; hence, a mark; an image; a superscription; a record. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Mon"ish) v. t. [OE. monesten. See Admonish, Monition.] To admonish; to warn. See Admonish.
(Mon"ish*er) n. One who monishes; an admonisher. [Archaic]
(Mon"ish*ment) n. Admonition. [Archaic]
(Mon"ism) (mon"iz'm or mo"niz'm), n. [From Gr. mo`nos single.]