Definition of Monandria in English:

Monandria

noun

Botany
historical
  • In the Linnaean artificial system: the first class of plants, comprising those with hermaphrodite flowers having only one stamen; (also) an order characterized by flowers with one stamen in any of certain other classes.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Chambers's Cyclopaedia. From scientific Latin Monandria (Linnaeus Systema Naturae) from mono- + -andria (from ancient Greek -ανδρος + -ia).

Pronunciation

Monandria

/mɒˈnandrɪə//mə(ʊ)ˈnandrɪə/