Definition of monohalogen in English:

monohalogen

adjective

Chemistry
  • Of a derivative: monohalogenated. Of a substitution: involving a single atom of a halogen.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ira Remsen (1846–1927). From mono- + halogen.

Pronunciation

monohalogen

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈhalədʒ(ə)n/