monograph


monograph
monographer /meuh nog"reuh feuhr/, monographist, n.monographic /mon'euh graf"ik/, monographical, adj.monographically, adv.
/mon"euh graf', -grahf'/, n.
1. a treatise on a particular subject, as a biographical study or study of the works of one artist.
2. a highly detailed and thoroughly documented study or paper written about a limited area of a subject or field of inquiry: scholarly monographs on medieval pigments.
3. an account of a single thing or class of things, as of a species of organism.
v.t.
4. to write a monograph about.
[1815-25; MONO- + -GRAPH]

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Universalium. 2010.

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