archaic : the practice of marrying only once during a lifetime
: the state or custom of being married to one person at a time
Examples of MONOGAMY
- young couples who practice monogamy
- Monogamy is common among birds.
Origin of MONOGAMY
from Late Latin monogamia,
from Greek, from monogamos
monogamous, from mon-
marriage, from gamein
First Known Use: 1612
mo·nog·a·my noun \-mē\ (Medical Dictionary)
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