Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A Linnæan order of plants, having solitary flowers with united anthers, as in the genus Lobelia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, one of the six orders of the nineteenth class, the Syngenesia, in the Linnean system, in which the flowers are solitary and have united anthers.

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Examples

  • In the face of this attack, Agrippa wrote a defense of Lefèvre, De beatissimae Annae monogamia.

    Loss of Faith

  • In 1534 Agrippa also published the first edition of his polemic defending Lefèvre against the mendicants of Metz, De beatissimae Annae monogamia/On the Monogamy of St. Anne.

    Loss of Faith

  • De beatissimae Annae monogamia, ac unico puerperio propositiones abbreviatae et articulatae ¦.

    Loss of Faith

  • And because, manye olde and aunciente widowes, in these dayes, may not after three or fower mariages be dismaied and terrified from that state, I will recite an Historie, auouched by S. Hierome, in an Epistle _Ad Gerontiam viduam de monogamia_, whom for his holines and vertue, wee ought to beleue.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • "De fuga" come "De monogamia" (in which the wickedness of second marriage is yet more severely censured) and "De jejunio", a defence of the Montanist fasts.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Poly-andria, and ever so many more of them, will be up the Camp Hill; and then there will be monogamia, and cryptogamia, and ever so many more games, here, there, and everywhere.

    Hollowdell Grange Holiday Hours in a Country Home

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