polyandrium

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

Definition of polyandrium

plural -s
: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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