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monopod Line breaks: mono|pod
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnə(ʊ)pɒd/

Definition of monopod in English:


A one-legged support for a camera or fishing rod.
Example sentences
  • 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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