Definition of monoplacophoran in English:

monoplacophoran

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating a mollusc of the class Monoplacophora.

noun

Zoology
  • A monoplacophoran mollusc.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Monoplacophora + -an.

Pronunciation

monoplacophoran

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)pləˈkɒf(ə)rən/