Definition of monandrous in US English:

monandrous

adjective

  • See monandry

    • ‘All species studied are monandrous orchids, therefore the number of pollen presented in the Table 2 corresponds to the number of pollen grains per flower.’
    • ‘It is a predominantly monandrous species in which a reduced frequency of polyandry has proved to be modulated by both genetic and environmental or physiological factors.’
    • ‘Longevity of monandrous females was not related to female body weight, nor was there any relationship between degree of polyandry and female body weight.’

Pronunciation

monandrous

/məˈnandrəs/