Having only one meaning; unambiguous.
A word or term having only one meaning.
Having a single, sharply defined sense or nature; unambiguous.
Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular.
"A man, a plan, a canal, Panama." contains only the vowel 'a', making it univocal.
Origin of univocal
- From Late Latin ūnivocus Latin ūni- uni- Latin vocāre to say wekw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Late Latin Å«nivocus +"Ž -al.