English

Definition of monad noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

monad

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɒnæd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnæd//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈməʊnæd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊnæd//
 
(philosophy)
 
jump to other results
a single simple thing that cannot be divided, for example an atom or a person Word Origin early 17th cent.: via late Latin from Greek monas, monad- ‘unit’, from monos ‘alone’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monad