Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the Monogynia; having only one style or stigma.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Monogynia; having only one style or stigma.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having only one wife; living in monogyny; monogamous, as a man: correlated with monandrous.
  • In zoology, having only one female mate.
  • Same as monogynian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having one head or chief wife at a time (along with concubines)

Etymologies

Compare French monogyne. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Greek male is often ambidextrous in his early sexual life, as he is usually monogynous later on.

    Kallman in Athens

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