Definition of Monogynia in US English:

Monogynia

noun

Botany
historical
  • In the Linnaean artificial system: the first order in each of the first thirteen classes, comprising plants having flowers with only one pistil or stigma.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Bradley's General Treatise Agriculture. From scientific Latin Monogynia, order name (Linnaeus Systema Naturae) from ancient Greek μονο- + γυνή + scientific Latin -ia. Compare French monogynie.

Pronunciation

Monogynia

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈdʒɪnɪə/