polygam

noun
poly·​gam
plural -s

Definition of polygam

: a plant of the class Polygamia

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History and Etymology for polygam

New Latin Polygamia

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“Polygam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polygam. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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