univocalic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

uni- +‎ vocalic

Adjective[edit]

univocalic (not comparable)

  1. That uses instances of only one vowel.
    • 2015, Gyles Brandreth, Word Play
      Georges Perec's 1972 novella Les revenentes complemented his earlier lipogrammatic work by being a univocalic piece in which the letter e is the only vowel used.

Noun[edit]

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univocalic (plural univocalics)

Examples
  • No cool monsoons blow soft on Oxford dons,
    Orthodox, jog-trot, book-worm Solomons.
    — C. C. Bombaugh, 1890
  1. A piece of writing that uses only one of the vowels.