pair-bond


pair–bond

noun \-ˌbänd\

Definition of PAIR-BOND

:  a monogamous relationship
pair–bond·ing noun

First Known Use of PAIR-BOND

1940

pair–bond

noun \ˈpa(ə)r-ˌbänd, ˈpe(ə)r-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PAIR–BOND

: an exclusive union with a single mate at any one time : a monogamous relationship
pair–bond·ing noun

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: paired–associate learning
Previous Word in the Dictionary: pairage
All Words Near: pair-bond

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pair-bond? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More