Definition of polyandrium
: an ancient Greek burying ground especially for men fallen in battle; broadly : cemetery
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Origin and Etymology of 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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