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

 

monokini

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmɒnəˈkiːni//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɑːnəˈkiːni//
 
 
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an item of clothing for the beach consisting of the bottom half of a bikini Word Origin 1960s: from mono- ‘one’ + a shortened form of bikini (the first syllable misinterpreted as bi- ‘two’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: monokini