Webster 1913 Edition
Having one meaning only; – contrasted with
Having unison of sound, as the octave in music. See
Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular.
Sir T. Browne.
A generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces.
A word having but one meaning.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Having one meaning only. A univocal word is opposed to an equivocal, which has two or more significations.
2.Having unison of sounds; as the octave in music and its replicates.
3.Certain; regular; pursuing always one tenor. [Little used.]