pair-bond

noun
\ ˈper-ˌbänd How to pronounce pair-bond (audio) \

Definition of pair-bond

: a monogamous relationship

Other Words from pair-bond

pair-bonding \ ˈper-​ˌbän-​diŋ How to pronounce pair-bond (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pair-bond

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Pair-bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pair-bond. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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pair-bond

noun
\ ˈpa(ə)r-ˌbänd, ˈpe(ə)r- How to pronounce pair-bond (audio) \

Medical Definition of pair-bond

: an exclusive union with a single mate at any one time : a monogamous relationship

Other Words from pair-bond

pair-bonding noun

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