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1. polygamous

adjective. ['pəˈlɪgəməs'] having several forms of gametoecia on the same plant.

Synonyms

  • monecious
  • polyoicous
  • heteroicous
  • monoicous

Antonyms

  • dioecian
  • monogynic
  • monogynous
  • monandrous

Etymology

  • -gamous (English)
  • poly- (English)
  • πολύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word polygamous


1. Adjective
Males are polygamous and spend much of their time looking for a mating partner.

2. polygamous

adjective. ['pəˈlɪgəməs'] having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals.

Synonyms

  • polyandrous
  • bigamous

Etymology

  • -gamous (English)
  • poly- (English)
  • πολύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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