(Mon`o*phy*sit"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to Monophysites, or their doctrines.
(Mon"o*plast) n. [Mono- + -plast.] (Biol.) A monoplastic element.
(Mon`o*plas"tic) a. [Mono- + -plastic.] (Biol.) That has one form, or retains its primary
form, as, a monoplastic element.
(||Mon`ople"gi*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. mo`nos single + a stroke.] (Med.) Paralysis affecting a
(||Mon`op*neu"mo*na) n. pl. [NL. See Mono-, and Pneumonia.] (Zoöl.) A suborder
of Dipnoi, including the Ceratodus. [Written also monopneumonia.]
1. One of a fabulous tribe or race of Ethiopians having but one leg and foot. Sir J. Mandeville. Lowell.
2. (Bot.) A monopodium.
(Mon`o*po"di*al) a. (Bot.) Having a monopodium or a single and continuous axis, as a
birchen twig or a cornstalk.
(||Mon`o*po"di*um) n.; pl. L. Monopodia E. -ums [L. See Monopody.] (Bot.) A single
and continuous vegetable axis; opposed to sympodium.
(Mo*nop"o*dy) n. [Mono- + Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot: cf. one-footed.] (Pros.) A measure of
but a single foot.
(Mo*nop"o*ler) n. A monopolist. [Obs.]
(Mo*nop"o*list) n. One who monopolizes; one who has a monopoly; one who favors monopoly.
(Mo*nop`o*lis"tic) a. Of or pertaining to a monopolist. North Am. Rev.
(Mo*nop"o*lite) n. A monopolist. Sylvester.
(Mo*nop"o*lize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Monopolized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Monopolizing ] [From
Monopoly.] To acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or
the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize
(Mo*nop"o*li`zer) n. One who monopolizes.
(Mo*nop"o*ly) n.; pl. Monopolies [L. monopolium, Gr. mo`nos alone + to sell.]
1. The exclusive power, or privilege of selling a commodity; the exclusive power, right, or privilege of
dealing in some article, or of trading in some market; sole command of the traffic in anything, however
obtained; as, the proprietor of a patented article is given a monopoly of its sale for a limited time; chartered
trading companies have sometimes had a monopoly of trade with remote regions; a combination of traders
may get a monopoly of a particular product.
Raleigh held a monopoly of cards, Essex a monopoly of sweet wines.Macaulay.
2. Exclusive possession; as, a monopoly of land.
If I had a monopoly out, they would have part on 't.Shak.