group marriage

noun

Definition of group marriage

2 : a system wherein common marital relations exist between a definite group of men and a definite group of women — compare pirraura, punalua

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First Known Use of group marriage

1880, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of group marriage was in 1880

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“Group marriage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/group%20marriage. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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