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monad

mon·ad

monad

 
pronunciation:
mo naed [or] ma naed
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single indivisible physical unit or metaphysical entity, esp. in philosophy.
definition 2: a single-celled organism, esp. a simple type of flagellated protozoan.
definition 3: an atom, element, or radical with a valence of one.
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derivation: monadic (adj.)
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