monad : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one
- n a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
- n (biology) a single-celled microorganism (especially a flagellate protozoan)
- There she found another "bantling of fate," whose Nordic features suggested that he was an atavism, or at least a primeval anachronism; in any case, a monad.