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



BrE BrE//ˈmɒnəɡrɑːf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːnəɡræf//
(specialist) Types of text
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a detailed written study of a single subject, usually in the form of a short book He has published several books on Cubism and numerous monographs on individual artists. See related entries: Types of text Word Originearly 19th cent. (earlier monography): from modern Latin monographia, from monographus ‘writer on a single genus or species’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monograph