A one-legged support for a camera or fishing rod.
- At every football game on TV, we can see dozens of sideline photographers resting their heavy telephoto lenses on a monopod.
- Passengers scramble from cabins with an arsenal of cameras, long lenses, monopods and binoculars.
- Yesterday, I missed her - ironically, I was too busy fiddling the monopod onto the camera.
Early 19th century: via Latin from Greek monopodion, from monos 'single' + pous, pod- 'foot'.
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