monotypic definition

  • adjective:
    • associated with or displaying monotypy
    • composed of only one kind
  • others:
    • Having but one kind; comprising a single representative; represented by a monotype, as a genus of 1 species, a family group of one genus, etc.
    • Being a monotype; alone representing confirmed team, as a species solitary in its genus. Additionally monotypal and monotypical.

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