Definition of monodomous in English:

monodomous

adjective

Entomology
  • Of a colony of social hymenoptera, especially ants: occupying a single nest. Of a population or species: consisting of such colonies. Also, of any other animal: permanently based at a single location (rare). Opposed to polydomous.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Science. From mono- + classical Latin domus home + -ous.

Pronunciation

monodomous

/məˈnɒdəməs/