monokini

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mon·o·ki·ni

 (mŏn′ə-kē′nē)
n. pl. mo·no·ki·nis
1. A women's close-fitting, one-piece swimsuit, leaving the legs and arms bare and often featuring cutouts on the front, back, and sides of the torso.
2. A women's topless swimsuit consisting of a brief, close-fitting bottom.

[French : mono-, mono- + (bi)kini, bikini (taken as a compound of bi-, bi- -kini, since a bikini has two pieces); see bikini.]
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monokini

(ˈmɒnəʊkiːnɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) old-fashioned a woman's topless swimsuit, consisting of the lower half of a bikini
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