Definition of moneme in English:

moneme

noun

Linguistics
  • In the terminology of some linguists: a minimal and indivisible morphological unit.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Charles Bazell (1909–1984). From French monème from mono- + -ème, after morphème.

Pronunciation

moneme

/ˈməʊniːm//ˈmɒniːm/