Definition of monandry in English:

monandry

noun

  • 1Zoology
    A pattern of mating in which a female has only one mate at a time.

    1. 1.1 The custom of having only one husband at a time.
  • 2Botany
    The state of having a single stamen.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from mono- single on the pattern of words such as polyandry.

Pronunciation:

monandry

/məˈnandrē/