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-bonding (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pair-bond

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Pair-bond.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pair-bonding?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=pair-bonding_1. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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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

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pair-bonding noun

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