monoid etymology

English word monoid comes from English -oid, English mono- (One.)

Detailed word origin of monoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
mono- English (eng) One.
monoid English (eng) (mathematics) A set which is closed under an associative binary operation, and which contains an element which is an identity for the operation.

Words with the same origin as monoid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid schizoid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid
Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monodactyl monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide