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NOUN (2)

1. (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus);

2. a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monotype \Mon"o*type\, Monotypic \Mon`o*typ"ic\, a. [Mono- + -type: cf. F. monotype.] (Biol.) Having but one type; containing but one representative; as, a monotypic genus, which contains but one species. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Monotype \Mon"o*type\, 1. [Mono- + -type.] 1. (Biol.) The only representative of its group, as a single species constituting a genus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A print (but one impression can be taken) made by painting on metal and then transferring the painting to paper by pressure; also, the process of making such prints. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. A kind of keyboard-operated typesetting and casting machine that makes and sets separate characters. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

monotype n 1: (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus) 2: a typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that sets separate characters