(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 single limb.

(||Mon`op*neu"mo*na) n. pl. [NL. See Mono-, and Pneumonia.] (Zoöl.) A suborder of Dipnoi, including the Ceratodus. [Written also monopneumonia.]

(Mon"o*pode) n.

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 land.

(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.

2. Exclusive possession; as, a monopoly of land.

If I had a monopoly out, they would have part on 't.

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