plural noun
Poly·​gamia | \ -ˈgam- \

Definition of Polygamia

in former classifications
: a class of plants with both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant

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Other Words from Polygamia

polygamian \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗mēən \ adjective

History and Etymology for Polygamia

New Latin, from Greek polygamos polygamous + New Latin -ia

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“Polygamia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polygamia. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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