monofilament etymology

English word monofilament comes from English filament, English mono- (One.)

Detailed word origin of monofilament

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
filament English (eng) (botany) The stalk of a flower stamen, supporting the anther.. (physics, astronomy) A massive, thread-like structure, such as those gaseous ones which extend outward from the surface of the sun, or such as those (much larger) ones which form the boundaries between large voids in the universe.. (textiles) A continuous object, limited in length only by its spool, and not cut to length.. A fine [...]
mono- English (eng) One.
monofilament English (eng) (textiles) A single strand of man-made fiber.

Words with the same origin as monofilament

Descendants of filament
filamin
Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide