Definition of monosemy in English:

monosemy

Pronunciation /ˈmänəˌsēmē/ /ˈmɑnəˌsimi/

noun

Linguistics
  • The property of having only one meaning.

    • ‘These concern the distinction between polysemy and homonymy, and between polysemy and monosemy.’

Origin

1950s from mono-‘one’ + Greek sēma ‘sign’+ -y.