moneran definition by Webster's New World
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any of a kingdom (Monera) of one-celled prokaryotes, including bacteria and blue-green algae, that often form clusters or filaments
moneran definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Origin: From New Latin Monēra, kingdom name, from Greek monērēs, solitary, from monos, single, alone; see monad.