Definition of trigamy
: the act of marrying or condition of being married three times; especially : the condition of having three spouses at one time
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Origin and Etymology of trigamy
Late Latin trigamia, from Late Greek, from Greek trigamos thrice married (from tri- three + gamos marriage) + -ia -y — more at bigamy
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