Definition of monoflagellate in English:

monoflagellate

adjective

Biology
  • Of a cell or unicellular organism: having a single flagellum.

noun

Biology
  • A monoflagellate protozoan.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Saville-Kent (1845–1908), marine biologist. From mono- + flagellate.

Pronunciation

monoflagellate

/mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒɪleɪt//mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒɪlət//mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒ(ə)lət/