Mon"o*type (?), Mon`o*typ"ic (?), a. [Mono- + -type: cf. F. monotype.] (Biol.)

Having but one type; containing but one representative; as, a monotypic genus, which contains but one species.


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Mon"o*type (?), n. [Mono- + - type.]

1. (Biol.)

The only representative of its group, as a single species constituting a genus.


A print (but one impression can be taken) made by painting on metal and then transferring the painting to paper by pressure; also, the process of making such prints.


A kind of typesetting and casting machine that makes and sets individual types.


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