Definition of monosiphonic in US English:

monosiphonic

adjective

  • 1Zoology. Of the hydrocaulus of a colonial hydroid: composed of a single tube.

  • 2Botany= monosiphonous.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From mono- + siphonic.

Pronunciation

monosiphonic

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sʌɪˈfɒnɪk/