polyandrium

noun
poly·​an·​dri·​um
variants: or less commonly polyandrion \ -​ēˌän , -​ēən \
plural -s

Definition of polyandrium

: an ancient Greek burying ground especially for men fallen in battle broadly : cemetery

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History and Etymology for polyandrium

Late Latin, from Greek polyandrion, polyandreion, from polyandrion place where many people meet, from neuter of polyandrios of or connected with many men, from poly- + andr-, anēr man

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“Polyandrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyandrium. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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