Definition of monic in English:

monic

adjective

Mathematics
  • (of a polynomial) having the coefficient of the term of highest degree equal to one.

    • ‘His proof in the text is based on decomposing a monic polynomial of degree 2 n into the product of two monic polynomials of degree m = 2 n - 1.’

Origin

1930s: from mono- + -ic.

Pronunciation:

monic

/ˈmɒnɪk/