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polygamous

adjective po·lyg·a·mous \pə-ˈli-gə-məs\

Definition of POLYGAMOUS

1
a :  relating to or practicing polygamy
b :  having more than one mate at one time <baboons are polygamous>
2
:  bearing both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant

Origin of POLYGAMOUS

Greek polygamos, from poly- + -gamos -gamous
First Known Use: 1613

polygamous

adjective po·lyg·a·mous \pə-ˈlig-ə-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYGAMOUS

1
:  relating to or practicing polygamy
2
:  having more than one mate at one time

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