agapemone

noun, often capitalized
ag·a·pem·o·ne | \ˌa-gə-ˈpe-mə-(ˌ)nē\
plural -s

Definition of agapemone 

: a free-love institution allow Christopher to run an Agapemone in what was after all her own house— F. M. Ford

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First Known Use of agapemone

1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agapemone

from Agapemone, a communistic establishment that was founded about 1849 at Spaxton, England, and had a reputation for immoral behavior, irregular from Greek agapē love + monē stopping place, from menein to remain

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