trigamy

noun
trig·​a·​my | \ -mē \
plural -es

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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History and Etymology for trigamy

Late Latin trigamia, from Late Greek, from Greek trigamos thrice married (from tri- three + gamos marriage) + -ia -y

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“Trigamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trigamy. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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