Univocal : Definition

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Definitions of Univocal

Pronunciation : U*niv"o*cal
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. univocus; unus one + vox, vocis, a voice, word. See One, and Voice.]
Definition : 1. Having one meaning only; -- contrasted with equivocal.

2. Having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See Unison, n., 2.

3. Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular. [R.] Sir T. Browne.

4. Unequivocal; indubitable. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : U*niv"o*cal
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. (Aristotelian Logic)

Defn: A generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces.

2. A word having but one meaning.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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