Definition of monoflagellate in English:

monoflagellate

Pronunciation /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒɪlət/ /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒ(ə)lət/ /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈfladʒɪleɪt/

adjective

  • Of a cell or unicellular organism: having a single flagellum.

noun

  • A monoflagellate protozoan.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Saville-Kent (1845–1908), marine biologist. From mono- + flagellate.