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Polygyny definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

POLYG'YNY, n. [Gr. many, and a female.]
The practice of having more wives than one at the same time.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: having more than one wife at a time

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1780 the state or practice of having more than one wife or female mate at a time compare polyandry, polygamy

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. polygamy in which a man has more than one wife. Derivatives: polygynous adj. Etymology: POLY-(1) + gyny f. Gk gune woman

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Polygyny Po*lyg"y*ny, n. [Poly- + Gr. ? woman, wife.] The state or practice of having several wives at the same time; marriage to several wives. --H. Spenser.



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