Definition of monotocous in English:

monotocous

adjective

  • Zoology. Normally bearing only one at a birth; characterized by this.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek μονοτόκος bearing one offspring at a time (from μονο- + τόκος offspring: see toco-) + -ous.

Pronunciation

monotocous

/məˈnɒtəkəs/