A single main stem that continues to extend at the apex in its original line of growth, giving off lateral branches or axes, as the trunk of certain pine trees.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Monopodium
Origin of Monopodium
New Latin from Late Latin monopodiusone-footedfrom Greek monopousmono-mono-pouspod-footped- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition