noun. ['pəˈlɪgəˌmiː'] having more than one spouse at a time.
- spousal relationship
- disassortative mating
- assortative mating
Words that Rhyme with Polygamy
How do you pronounce polygamy?
Pronounce polygamy as pəˈlɪgəˌmi.
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Example sentences of the word polygamy
1. Noun, plural
The same principle applies to Muslims and any other religions that incorporate polygamy or bigamy into their faith.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Zulus practice polygamy and the first wife and grandmother exert more influence over the household than the other wives.
3. Verb, base form
Bigamy, rather than polygamy, is prosecuted in Florida.